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Brown Vine Snake

(Oxybelis aeneus)

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A very slender snake with a slim, elongated head; brown, pale gray, or yellowish gray, sometimes spotted with tiny black and white dots; sides of head and under head yellowish or whitish (sometimes with red stripes); eyes yellow or beige; to 2m(6.5It). (There is also a Green Vine Snake, a separate species, common in Caribbean lowland areas such as TONP). (Bejuquilla).


Low and middle elevations, drier areas of Caribbean and Pacilic slopes; arboreal.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Brown Vine Snake (Oxybelis aeneus), Costa Rica