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  Puff-faced Water Snake

 

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A Puff-faced Water Snake. In Thai it is named ngu hua ka-lohk, meaning ‘cranium-headed snake’, and referring to the mask-like markings on its broad head, which are somewhat reminiscent of a human skull.

 

Adults may grow to a length of 137 centimeters and have a faded reddish brown body and tail, with grayish green, black-edged bands above, whilst the belly is a whitish pale. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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  Puff-faced Water Snake