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Dog-faced Water Snake Cereberus rynchops


Photograph showing the eyes located on top of its head and are rather close to the snout.






Interesting Facts: The head is slightly distinct with eyes very close to the snout. Its shields are large.Inoffensive and timid. Commonly seen in mangroves after dusk.

Size: 120cm

Diet: Mainly fishes

Activity: Nocturnal

Habitat: Mangroves, brackish river mouth.

References: A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand - Merel J.Cox, Peter Paul van Dijk, Jarujin Nabhitabhata and Kumthorn Thirakhupt.