Herp of the day

Herp of the day: Blunthead Tree Snake

The Blunthead Tree Snake (Imantodes cenchoa) also known as fiddle-string snake is a species of colubrid which lives in Mexico, Central America, and South America.

These snakes are known for their long, slender bodies and very large heads, averaging 80 cms long.

Arboreal snakes have much better vision among other classes of snakes, but these animals pupils are very distinct from others. Blunthead tree snakes have vertical slits for pupils which allow for the snake to look down.