Malayan Green Whip Snake - Ahaetulla mycterizans
Commonly referred to as Malayan or Big-eye Green Whip Snake, Ahaetulla mycterizans (Colubridae) is a mildly venomous, but docile snake, distributed in Indonesia, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.
The body of this snake is extremely slender and whip-like, reaching a maximum size of 1 m. The head is large in comparison with the neck and upper body, and eyes are large, with yellow iris. Like many other species, when this snake feels threatened it may expand its body slightly, and the beautiful patterning of this snake is revealed.
Photo credit: ©budak | Locality: Singapore (2009)