Northen Cat-eye Snake



Northen Cat-eye Snake (Leptodeira septentrionalis) belongs to a special class of snake known as Opisthoglyphous, or rear fanged snakes. The fangs of these snakes are located at the back of the jaw, so the snake has to position its prey in its jaw in order to bite it. The venom of cat-eyed snakes is of relatively low toxicity and is only enough to subdue small prey most of the times, just few cases of medical importance have been reported.


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