Showing posts with label Dragon Snake. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dragon Snake. Show all posts
Dragon Snake

Dragon Snake

Dragon Snake:



Scientific Name: "Xenodermus "
Family: Colubridae
Length: up to 76 cm
Distribution: Thailand , Burma and Indonesia

Dragon Snake


Dragon Snake


  • Also known as the Javan Mudsnake or Rough-backed Litter Snake, this rare species of snake is fully nocturnal and are known to subsists on a diet mainly of frogs


  • Dragon snakes undergo reproduction by egg and only lay several clutches of 2 to 4 eggs each year in the rainy season , which is during October to February


  • When they encounter threats, they exhibit an unusual behavior where they stiffen their whole body and straighten into a line
  • Although they are a rare species Dragon  snakes are not the object of any conservation endeavors at the moment


  • Due to the fact that are quite a rare species and are known to die when placed into captivity many things are yet to be discovered regarding this cool looking reptile


  • However many of us would agree that this snake is probably one of the coolest snakes we have ever seen