DOG-FACED WATER SNAKE
କୁକୁର-ମୁହାଁ ପାଣି ସାପ
Common Name: DOG-FACED WATER SNAKE
Odia Name: କୁକୁର-ମୁହାଁ ପାଣି ସାପ
Zoological Name: Cerberus rynchops
WL(P)A – Schedule – I
Thick body dull, strongly keeled scales. Head slightly broader than neck; small eye has elliptical pupil. Nostrils and eyes set high on head. Slate-grey, brown or olive with a darker pattern of crossbars or (sometimes faint) spots all the back. A black streak passes through eye onto the neck.