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Roadguard

(Conophis lineatus)

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Identification:

A mid-sized snake, dark gray / brown or olive with light and dark lengthwise stripes; cone-shaped head;to 1.3m (4 ft). (Guarda Camino)

Habitat:

Low elevations of dry northern Pacific slope, but also found in some southern Pacific areas; prefers open areas in forests, pastures, roadsides.

Found in the following Parks:

Carara National Park.
Corcovado National Park.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.

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.


Roadguard (Conophis lineatus), Costa Rica