Eastern Cat Snake
Mildly Venomous
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Family: Colubridae
Genus: Boiga
Common name: Eastern Cat Snake, Eastern Gamma Cat Snake, Arrowback Tree Snake
Scientific name: Boiga gokool (Gray, 1835)
Species: B. gokool
Adults: 800-870mm (31-34in)
Maximum: 1200mm (47in)
Toxin: Neurotoxic
Region: The Easten Cat Snake, Boiga gokool, is a species of rear-fanged colubrid found in Bhutan, Bangladesh and India (Assam, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh (Chessa - Papum Pare district).

Description: Small to medium length, slightly compressed, medium bodied snake with a moderately long tail. Can grow to a maximum of about 1.15 metres. Head is distinct from neck with a rounded snout. Eyes are large in size with vertically elliptical pupils. Dorsal scales are smooth with single apical pits. The vertebral series is strongly enlarged. Ventral's are laterally angulate.
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