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Indigo Snake

(Drymarchon corais)

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Identification:

A large, long snake, beige, brown, or olive colored; often has noticeable black lines radiating under eye and a short black bar just behind and to the side of the head; black eyes; to 4m (13It). (Zopilote).

Habitat:

Low and middle elevations, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found on the ground or in the water in swamps, marshes, along river beds; also climbs low plants.

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.
Tortuguero National 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.


Indigo Snake (Drymarchon corais), Costa Rica