Scientific Name: Ptyas korros
First Described: SCHLEGEL, 1837
Adult Size: 2.7m
Temperament: A very active and fast snake that will bite readily if cornered
Temperature & Humidity Range: Provide a humid hide and mist the enclosure often.
Reproduction: 7 to 14 eggs are laid per clutch which hatch in approx 55 days at an incubation temperature of 30°C
Known Mutations: Albino Pied
Natural History: Ptyas korros inhabits areas with altitudes up to 3000m. This is a semi arboreal species, that will readily raid nests. The distribution of this species is vast and the landscapes inhabited are that of forests, agricultural land, rice fields and human settlements. Eating a wide variety of prey including frogs, lizards, birds, rats and mice, Also noted as being a good swimmer.
Native To: Bangladesh, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Malaysia, Singapore.
IUCN Red List: Not Listed