Blunt Headed Tree Snake (imantodes cenchoa)
Field collected in Suriname
Species Information: Dipsadidae (subfamily of colubroid);
Habitat: Tropical rainforests and low lined, wet forests;
Size: It is a slender snake with a big head and eyes, approximate
size males 30 inches (80cm) and females up to 60 inches (150cm); females have
bigger heads, while males have longer tails.
Food: Lizards, frogs, and their eggs; nocturnal and feeds
Disposition: Docile; when handled does not try to strike
or bite. Not known to cause injury to humans; venomous to prey items.