Psammodynastes pictus. Although completely non-venomous, the Painted...
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Image #cld1623731
SpeciesPsammodynastes pictus
LocalityCentral Kalimantan, Indonesia
DescriptionAlthough completely non-venomous, the Painted Mock Viper defends itself by aggressively striking if threatened. It often hunts aquatic animals such as frogs and fish by perching on a low branch over the surface of the water. 
Keywordsanimal | borneo | colubridae | fauna | mock | painted | reptile | snake | viper | wildlife

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