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Our assistent – Diamond Python

Australia is a home for around 15 species of Pythons and Morelia Spilota Spilota is arguably the most beautiful of them all. This snake is perfectly known to Sydney residents and no one is scared of it. It is in fact one of the most common snakes around Sydney. Continue reading Our assistent – Diamond Python

Oligodon Deuvei – newly discovered species from south Vietnam

Oligodon Deuvei doesn’t have a common name yet. It was discovered in 2008 by Patric David, Gernot Vogel and John Rooijen. Its name Deuvei was chosen to honor Mr. Jean Deuve who died in 2008 and who had spent 20 years in Laos  and in parallel to his political and military duties documented and researched fauna of this country with special attention to snakes… 

Oligodon Deuvei lives in fact very close to human but is rarely seen because of it’s small size and secretive habits. Continue reading Oligodon Deuvei – newly discovered species from south Vietnam

Protobothrops Mucrosquamatus – Brown Spotted Pitviper

Protobothrops Mucrosquamatus, common name Brown Spotted Pitviper or Taiwanese Habu. This beautiful snake is widely distributed across southern Asia, from India through Viet Nam,  and is also found on Taiwan. This species can be found at altitudes of up to 2,000 m above sea level. Unfortunately one of the most frequent reasons for antivenom aid in Vietnam and therefore, massively killed. Continue reading Protobothrops Mucrosquamatus – Brown Spotted Pitviper

Ptyas Korros

Ptyas Korros, commonly known as a Chinese Rat Snake. It leaves around whole South East Asia and it’s an endemic snake. Very beautiful and… with character as you can see! Continue reading Ptyas Korros