Jade Star snakes are incredibly popular due to their captivating markings. These snakes have a variety of beautiful colors and patterns, making them an excellent choice for those looking for a unique pet. Not only are they visually stunning, but Jade Star snakes are also intelligent and easy to care for.
Snake ‘Jade Star’ – 6″ Pot
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The Jade Star Snake, scientifically known as Elaphe guttata, is a beautiful and distinctive snake found across much of Southeast Asia. This snake is well known for its vibrant colors and striking patterns, making it a popular subject for photographers and snake enthusiasts alike. In this article, we will take a closer look at the Jade Star Snake and explore some of its unique features.
- Complete scientific name
- Size and weight
- Popularity within photography and herpetology
- Genotypes of this snake within Southeast Asia
- Blue/green body
- 8 brilliant red dots on each side of its face
- Flat head and curved ridge along the back with speckled brown hues
- Adorable Jade Star snakes—toys are made of soft spun-beads in various sizes, colors and patterns
- Play time with the snake is a great way to teach values such as kindness, courtesy, manners and family
- Snake is amazingly lightweight- just 3.2 ounces!
- Very long – up to 3m
- Amorphous scales
- Has a flat, slightly trembling head that is used to sense its way around objects or into dens
- Triangle-shaped head and triangular eyes that give the snake front peripheral vision
- Hotter coloring in males and cooler coloring in females
- Found most abundantly in Burma, Vietnam and Thailand, the Jade Star Snake is widespread across Southeast Asia
- Small reticulated markings on a light green background give the snake its jade-like coloration
- Author is JD Bingham, recognized internationally as one of the top wildlife photographers in North America