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    Default Second attempt - Snake ID - Better Pics


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    The Snake is still with me and now in a better enclosure so I can post some better pics that will hopefully help ID it.

    Additional information. When threathened it drags its head into an S strike position and make a rattling sound with its tail. Much lika a rattle snake. It does not have any rattle on its tail.



    Last edited by William; 06-24-2012 at 07:39 AM.
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    Whatever it is, it's pretty

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    Where do you live? If I remember correctly, snakes that rattle the tail but don't have a rattle are usually bluffing, and that looks like some sort of boa to me.
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    The snake is from Pacific coast of Nicaragua.

    Corallus annulatus is one the ideas that has been discussed as a possibility
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    Yes, it definitely looks boine. The Corallus genus seems to fit. I think we can rule out Elaphe.

    That strike position is identical to the one my Corallus cookii used to make
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    It does look a lot less like a rat snake now...

    Thanks for the 'new and improved' pictures...

    No idea what it is...
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