FORSTEN’S CAT SNAKE ଫର୍ଷ୍ଟେନଙ୍କ ଡାଳି ସାପ

2-Mildly Venomous

Snake Type:

Common Name: FORSTEN’S CAT SNAKE
Odia Name: ଫର୍ଷ୍ଟେନଙ୍କ ଡାଳି ସାପ
Zoological Name: Boiga forsteni

Long body & laterally flattened, smooth-scaled. Head distinctly broader than neck; large eye has vertical pupil. Two main colour forms, i.e. Red & black. In each form, the bodypattern varies considerably: (i) uniform reddish-brown back with dull yellowmarkings; (ii) greyish-brown, brown or black blotches orbands that are interspersed with white patches.Hind-body has checkered pattern ofsame colours.Overall coloration can be very pale to very dark. In all colour forms, topof head has a dark mid-stripe, bounded on the neck by two additional marks.