10 Most Beautiful Snakes on Earth



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Green Tree Python

Snakes. The word makes some shudder and others cringe while yet others think in wonder of the huge world of reptiles and their marvels. Whether you hate them or love them, one thing cannot be denied: their beauty. Count the top 10 down with me!


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10. Honduran Milksnake

Lampropeltis triangulum hondurensis, is found in Honduras and Nicaragua. While at first glance not one of the most beautiful snakes. They are constrictors, but look a lot like coral snakes which herpetologists believe is an example of Batesian Mimicry – when a harmless animal takes on the appearance of a venomous one to protect themselves.

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