Our is the Emerald Tree Boa. Did you know this reptile is nocturnal? During the day its body is wrapped around a tree branch with its head resting on top. At night it will lift its head in search of food, in a posture that is ready to strike.
The black mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis), also called the common black mamba or black-mouthed mamba, is the longest venomous snake in Africa, averaging around to meters to 10 ft) in length, and sometimes growing to lengths of meters ft).
Gorgeous venomous snake of Costa Rica. We saw this snake in a tree. It stays coiled up to look like a flower. When a bird flies by. The bird is toast! This photo was taken by Nancy Richmond during an Artistic Adventure Tour.