Pet Snakes

Top beautiful snakes on Earth

People often feel threatened when seeing a snake because in their mind, snake is one of the most dangerous animals and can kill hundreds of people every year, even they consider it as the ugly species. However, there are many beautiful and colorful snakes appearing around our life.

 

Emerald Tree Boa

An emerald tree boa is a stunning sight with two varieties, the Suriname and the Amazon. Both are yellow-green with white spots. The skin looks something like fresh leaves spotted with bird droppings. Occasionally, there are yellow spots, too. The emerald tree boa has a reputation for being a hard snake to keep in captivity. The babies are red and turn green as they mature. Adults grow to about 6 feet or 1.8 m in length. It has highly developed front teeth that are likely proportionately larger than those of any other non-venomous snake.

 

Emerald Tree Boa

 

Brazilian Rainbow Boa

The Brazilian Rainbow Boa (Epicrates cenchria chenchria) is just one of the 9 subspecies of rainbow boas, but it is the most common one found in the pet trade. It is a medium sized snake rarely getting longer than seven feet. Colors vary for the different subspecies, but the Brazilian is often orange with black rimmed circles along its back.

 

Brazilian Rainbow Boa

 

Albino Burmese Python

Burmese Python or Python molurus bivittatus, is the largest subspecies of the Indian Python and one of the 6th largest snakes in the world. This snake is native to rain forest areas of Southeast Asia. The Burmese python average growing up to 5.5 meters (18 ft) and weighing up to 71 kilograms (160 lb). It continues to grow throughout its life

 

Albino Burmese Python

 

Nelson’s Milk Snake

Nelson’s Milk snake or Lampropeltis triangulum, awesome-looking snake, is a type of the king snake found in Mexico to the Pacific Coast. It is similar in size to other king snake, averaging 42 inches long (107 cm).

 

Nelson’s Milk Snake

 

Mexican Milk Snake

Mexican Milk Snake, or Lampropeltis triangulum annulata, is a species of milk snake native primarily to northeastern Mexico but it can be found as far north as the US, in southwestern Texas.

 

Mexican Milk Snake

 

Red Rat Snake

Red Rat Snake, also called Elaphe guttata, is the beautifully and brightly colored snake. It is found in North America. The adult size is 1.2 to 1.8 meters (3.9 to 5.9 ft). In the wild, they usually live around 15-20 years, but may live as long as 23 years in captivity

 

Red Rat Snake

 

Morelia spilota

This species is a large snake found in Australia, Indonesia and New Guinea. Its subspecies are commonly named the Carpet and Diamond pythons.

 

Morelia spilota

 

Iridescent Shieldtail

Iridescent Shieldtail, also named Two-lined Black Shieldtail or Melanophidium bilineatum, is found in South India. This species is seen at an elevation of about 5,000 feet.

 

Iridescent Shieldtail

 

Bitis nasicornis

Bitis nasicornis, known for its striking color pattern and prominent horns, is a venomous snake. It is found in Central Africa with 72 cm to 107 cm length.

 

Bitis nasicornis

 

 

Related links:

The Most Venomous Snakes In The World

The Top Ten Myths About Snakes

Strangest Snakes in the World

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