Travancore Cat Snake ( Boiga dightoni Boulenger, 1894 )

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Name
Scientific Name: 
Boiga dightoni (Boulenger, 1894)
Regional Names: 
English: 
Dighton's Cat Snake
Malayalam: 
പൂച്ചകണ്ണന്‍ പാമ്പ്
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Distribution: 
Venom Type: 
Neurotoxic
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Characteristics for identification: 

Dorsal is  pale reddish-brown, with a series of salmon-red blotches. Its head is pale brown with minute blackish dots. Ventral  is yellowish with fine brown dots. The outer ends of the ventral scales are salmon-pink. It is medium-sized snake, adults attaining a total length (including tail) of 1.1 m (3.6 feet).

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