Common Name: Himalayan Keelback
Scientific Name: Rhabdophis himalayanus
Nepali Name: Lekhali Daline Saap ( लेखाली दलिने साप )
Size: 82 – 125 cm
Location: Hattiban, Pharping
Found above 1100m to 2350m in forest slopes, shrubbery and near cultivation, these snakes feed on frogs, lizards and occasionally fish.
These are venomous snakes. Himalayan Keelback is olive-brown dorsally and has an orange/yellow collar followed by a black outline.
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