A black or green snake spotted all over with yellow, orange, or bluish dots; head black, often with yellow marking; eyes black; to 1.2m (4ft). (Ranera).
Low and middle elevation forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; terrestrial, often found in thickets and near water.
Found in the following Parks:
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
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.