boomslang Venomous snake of the African savannas. It is green or brown with a slender body and a small head. Commonly found in trees or bushes, it lies in wait for lizards and birds, often with the front of its body extended motionless in mid-air. Length: to 1.5m (4.9ft). Species Dispholidus typus.
boomslang (Dispholidus typus) See COLUBRIDAE.
Dispholidus typus (boomslang) See COLUBRIDAE.
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