Sunday, 9 October 2011

GREEN MAMBA

GREEN MAMBA
Dendroaspis angusticeps
A regular resident of the roofs of a variety of buildings, including outhouses.
DESCRIPTION
190cm (6ft).the body color is normally green with a hint of gold between the scales; sometimes the whole body may be of a yellow hue. Like the blank mamba it has a long,
Angular head, but the lining of the mouth is white.
DISTRIBUTION
 Green mamba is mostly found in east Africa Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi below the Sahara and down to the cape in the south. 
HABITAT
 Art arboreal snake, shy and rarely seen in its preferred habitat of well-forested areas, but more regularly encountered in the sparser vegetation of dry bush areas and coastal scrub.
FOOD
  Venomous, feeding almost exclusively on birds and mammals.
BREEDING
 Up to 10 eggs are land in a tree hollow or in leaf litter.

2 comments:

  1. Hey I got a quick question. Is the Green Mamba aggressive like the Black Mamba?

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