Sunday, 9 October 2011
A regular resident of the roofs of a variety of buildings, including outhouses.
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.
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.
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.
Venomous, feeding almost exclusively on birds and mammals.
Up to 10 eggs are land in a tree hollow or in leaf litter.