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Parrot Snake

The parrot snakes are bright green, slender-bodied non-venomous serpents that are found in the green forest areas of South America. They have 12 recognized subspecies.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Colubridae
    Genus Leptophis
    Species L. ahaetulla
    Scientific Name Leptophis ahaetulla

    Other Names Lora
    Length 172 cm (68 in)
    Coloration Uniformly green back with the underside being a few shades lighter
    Distribution Central America and northern South America
    Habitat Forest regions with dense vegetation
    Diet Lizards, frogs, and even small birds
    Venom Fact Nonvenomous
    Clutch Size 2-4 eggs
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous

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    Published on September 10th 2017 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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