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Baron's racer

Baron’s Green Racer Philodryas Baroni

These snakes may not look big, but they are the largest species within their genus, Philodryas. They can be most commonly identified by their protruding snout.

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ORIGIN:
South America

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HABITAT:
Trees in the savannas, and tropical and subtropical forests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
Length: 6 ft

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DIET:
Arboreal frogs, lizards and small mammals

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PREDATORS:

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Venomous bite, foul-smelling excretion and keen eyesight

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REPRODUCTION:
Average clutch size of eggs is around 10

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THREATS:
Collection for the pet trade

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:

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