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Northern Tree Snake
Dendrelaphis calligastra
Family :"Rear-fanged Snakes"
Description :Length 2m. Green, brown or grey,dark streak from the snout,through the eye, to side of neck. Belly cream or yellow,often with dark flecks. Slender, agile tree snake with whip like tail. Inoffensive, lacks venom. Eats frogs and reptiles. Lays up to 7 eggs.
Typical Habitat :Rainforest, open forest, mangroves and urban areas. Mainly along tracks, creek banks and clearings.
Distribution :Eastern Cape York to Paluma.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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