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Boiga cyanea.

Named for both their catlike eyes (which are typical for all snakes of the Boiga genus) and striking colouration, B. cyanea is quite a dramatic appearance; most of the body is green while parts of its head and especially its chin is tinted in an ardent, bluish hue. Similar to Black Mambas, they have a black mouth which is aggressively presented when harrassed.

Juveniles look remarkably different from grown animals; only their head is coloured green while the rest of the body is of a reddish brown (adults eventually turn completely green in time). Like all snakes of the Boiga genus, it is rear-fanged but only midly venomous.

In German, this snake is called "Grüne Nachtbaumnatter" which translates to "Green Night Tree Snake" (but is also named "Grüne Katzen(augen)natter", which is pretty much identical to its English common name). In Thai, its name refers to the taro plant whose green-bluish/cyan colour of its leaves is a spot on resemblance.

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M5Transmissions Featured By Owner 4 days ago
I have noticed you use the terms related to each genus and species for the descriptions.
It is impressive, it is seldom people are this rigurous.
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Culpeo-Fox Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional General Artist
It's more precise that way - and i actually find it more convenient. Quite often, one snake happens to have several different common names at once which can be confusing.
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M5Transmissions Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Really? This thing about an species -I am streching the topic a little- having different common names is something I have not heard not save for animals that range in different areas of Central America.
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VesaiasTheValiant Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Student General Artist
Huh! :O_o: Fascinating! :nod:
I used to think cat snakes are generally either brown or grey in colour but that's probably because I'm more familiar with this snake's
European counterpart, Telescopus fallax which is also known as the "Soosan snake". Their cat-like eyes are pretty cool, though. 
What I really like about this particular snake is that it changes body colour as it matures pretty much in the same fashion as the
emerald tree boa (Corallus caninus) and even has a black mouth that it uses for intimidation like the black mamba. :D
Neat work as always, fellow deviant! :clap: Another serpent-themed deviation totally :+fav:'d! :thumbsup::D
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Culpeo-Fox Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Professional General Artist
Thank you!

I just had to look it up for its intriguing name only (Telescopus, what a sound!) and wasn't disappointed. What a beautiful snake!
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VesaiasTheValiant Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2018  Student General Artist
You're welcome! :D
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Beyworld101 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose Red Rose 
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ApparentlyImStupid Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2018  Student General Artist
o hey cool
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GriswaldTerrastone Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2018
Stunningly emerald!
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Ravenroseserpent Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2018  Student General Artist
Wow that's one gorgeous snake and I can see why their are called by the Green Cat as the colour is so green and eye sure do look like cats
and it's cool that it as cyan blue to the jaws and chin

by the way I can pin some of your art like the snakes and foxes to my Pinterest beacuse I would love show people your art or if you are on Pinterest
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Lolliangel00 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
So awesome and beautiful! :heart: 
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Nefertiti69 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2018
psyhodelic...
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infinite9 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2018
Great pattern!
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EverybodysCupOfTea Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
:heart:
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Mmuaz70 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this patterns!
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redofluke1 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is lovely, very clean
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acnero Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
wicked!!
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Haerosis Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I absolutely love this!
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SchildseQ Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
OH MY GOD, THAT'S GORGEOUS!!!!
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jtp123 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Beautiful
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SGG4M3R Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Nice
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drocoyeen Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
danger noodle
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N-iryani Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
stunning~
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Nearys Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
great!!
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DarkstripeShadowpaw Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
These snake "windows" are so clever!
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RJDETONADOR97 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I have a friend that love snakes.
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Strassenlaterne Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Omg it is beautiful
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RJDETONADOR97 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hehe, real friends know what the other likes. Right? :D (Big Grin) 
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Strassenlaterne Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XD
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elzataerinn Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
Huuuuuuhhhh.... Only now do I realize that when you draw your sneks, you draw embroidery on their bodies as opposed to mere scales.

Shows how dismissive I can be at timesDead (RIP):facepalm: 
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Sfinga Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018
I adore all these snakes/patterns .... Each one is a masterpiece 
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Guilty-10-Games Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018
Love the flower patterns in the back.
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Key-1000 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is a beautiful snake collection. Every time I see one of these i get especially excited :rose: The information blurbs are appreciated as well; though I adore reptiles I have not looked into them very much :(
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TheJuras Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful Boiga cyanea!

People always confuse it with green tree vipers though... :(
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RavenHeart1984 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
good job
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Cyclone1O1 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Would you By any Chance be interested in a Trade?

You: Give 1 or 2 Points to me
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A: Because I'm kinda Desperate
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HangedFlag Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018
I loved this one, I liked how you made the snake pop out of the background
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FoxiFyer Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW, great hob!
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Combak Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018
What an interesting snake!
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lunageek520 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
nice!
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Jonnells Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018
Love the design on this one.
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