Snakes are considered to be one of the most dangerous species. But the fact is that very few kind of them are dangerous. Most of them are nonvenomous. This is the reason why people consider snakes as a pet in few western countries. Depending on geo-location, they are of various sizes, shapes, and colours. Few snakes are so beautiful that you will not stop staring for hours. In this post, I am listing 10 most beautiful snakes on earth.
Beautiful Snakes on Earth
1.) Green Tree Python
Green Tree Python is a beautiful snake primary resides on trees. Very occasionally it can be seen on the ground. It is found in near rainforest and colour of the snake helps it to hide in the tree branches. The average length of this snake is 1.8 meters.
2.) Blue Racer Snake
Blue racer snake can be seen throughout the US but mostly in the eastern regions of the Rocky Mountains. They are very intolerant of humans so they prefer to live in regions with the less human population. They are also known as eastern racers. They prefer open or semi-open habitats that include hedgerows and meadows. Also, their habitat can occupy an area extending up to 25 acres but maximum can be seen together.
3.) Eastern Coral Snake
They are considered to be relatives of the cobra, mamba, and sea snake. Eastern Coral Snake mostly saw in sandy and marshy areas of southeastern United States. They love to spend their lives inside the underground hole or leaf piles. The average life of these beautiful snakes is unknown, however, they can live up to 7 years. Also, Eastern Coral Snake can grow up to 2 feet (0.6 meters) in total length.
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4.) Brazilian Rainbow Boa
Brazilian Rainbow Boas snakes can be found in the length of 5-7 feet long. These are found in various colours typically range from deep red to bright orange. On the base colour, it has bold crescent moons of contrast colours. You must also know about apex predators in the world.
5.) Amelanistic Burmese Python
These are often found near water but sometimes you will find these on trees. The average length of these are 3.7 m (12.1 ft) long, but these have been also found to reach 5.74 m (18.8 ft). You can also read about most dangerous amazon rainforest animals in the world.
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6. The Iridescent Shieldtail
It is also commonly known as two-lined black Shieldtail. It is mostly found in the Western Ghats of southern India. The maximum knowledge about this beautiful snake was only through specimens. It was described by the specimen obtained from Richard Henry Beddome. He has given a description of this species in the summit of the Periya peak in Wayanad.
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7.) The Emerald Tree Boa
The Emerald tree boa is a non-venomous snake. It is mostly seen in Venezuela, Colombia, subspecies Bolivia, Peru and northwestern parts of Brazil. These species are unique subspecies have been found by a scientist. It is considered as one of the most beautiful snakes in the world. They love to live in tropical rainforests areas and wetlands.
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8.) Leucistic Texas Rat Snake
These are not very large and typically found in the length up to 6 feet. Typically this species can be found in yellow or tan colours with brown to olive-green. One of the most beautiful snakes which also comes under non-venomous snakes in the world.
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9.) Honduran Milk Snake
It is another one of the beautiful snakes with red as the base colour. On this base colour, it also has distinct rings or bands of black and yellow. Seriously it looks awesome. It is a non-venomous snake mostly seen in North and South America. There are about 24 known subspecies of Milk Snake.
10.) Indigo Eastern Rat Snake
One of the largest snakes in the world, Indigo Eastern Rat Snake also is known as the blue indigo snake is one of the beautiful snakes on Earth. It is a non-venomous colubrid snake. They are mostly seen in the Eastern United States. These are shiny bluish-black coloured snakes known for their use of gopher tortoise burrows. They use it either for nesting or as a winter den.
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