Distribution area: Southern Thailand up to Phuket.
Behaviour/habitat: The Striped Bronzeback Snake is a quick, nervous snake. It lives in bushes and in the trees of hilly areas and can move just as quickly along a branch as on the ground. The snake is active during the day. It feeds on lizards and frogs.
Danger level: None
Picture: J. Bulian
Dendrelaphis pictus (Common Bronzeback Snake) Thai: (ngu sai man pra intra)
Length: approx. 120 cm
Distribution area: Whole of Thailand
Behaviour/habitat: The snake can be found in woods and on the agricultural lowlands. It is active during the day and at twilight. Its food is frogs and lizards. If threatened, this animal shows imposing defensive behaviour. It enlarges the surface area of the front of the body by flattening itself out to the sides. Danger level: None Mildly-venomous/non-venomous snakes of Thailand Venomous snakes of Thailand