Scientific Name: Ptyas carinata
First Described: GÜNTHER 1858
Adult Size: Can reach an impressive 4m in length.
Temperament: Quick to strike if cornered or provoked
Known Mutations: None at present
Natural History: Common in open slopes and plains, usually with some vegetation, tropical wet and dry forest, tropical and subtropical montane forest, cultivated regions, plantations and not uncommon in arid and semiarid regions.Terrestrial and diurnal, swift, agile and an active forager. A strong climber and good swimmer. In the wild it feeds on a variety of prey including lizards, frogs, rodents, birds and small snakes.
Native To: China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
IUCN Red List: Not Listed