Calliophis intestinalis. Although the Banded Coral Snake...
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Image #cld07091995
SpeciesCalliophis intestinalis
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionAlthough the Banded Coral Snake is not agressive, it possesses an extremely toxic venom like other Elapids. When disturbed it displays its red tail and the brightly colored bands on its undersurface which serve as a warning signal to would-be predators. 
Keywordsanimal | aposematic | aposematism | banded | borneo | coloration | coral | defense | elapidae | fauna | kubah | national | park | poisonous | reptile | snake | venom | venomous | warning | wildlife


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