Animals Reptiles & Amphibians

Animals Reptiles & Amphibians

Wagler's temple viper


SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Tropidolaemus wagleri
PROFILE:

Are you looking at a green snake? Wagler’s temple vipers are one of the few snakes that are sexually dichromatic, meaning that males and females are different colors. The males of this venomous species are predominantly green, while the females are black with a yellow speckled pattern.

TYPE OF ANIMAL:
Reptile, Squamata (snakes and lizards); venomous
NATIVE TO:
southeast Asia
CONSERVATION STATUS:
Currently Stable
DIET:
Carnivore
LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Unknown in the wild
SOCIAL STATUS:
Solitary
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