Hierophis viridiflavus  (Lacépède, 1789)
Main synonym = Coluber viridiflavus carbonarius    Henle 1985
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Chordata / Reptilia / Squamata / Colubridae
Green Whip Snake, Western whip snake    
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"The green whip snake are very lively and usually bite furiously but is commonly regarded as non-venomous, and no risk for humans, although some subjects suffering endured bite showed mild neuromotor skill problems and hence might have some mild venom which effects smaller prey. It mainly feed on lizards, skinks, frogs, mice, as well as on the young and eggs of small birds. This species lays four to 15 eggs. They hibernate in winter usually under rocks or rubble.

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