Sunday, July 8, 2012

Malayan Krait

The Malayan blue krait is one of the most venomous snake in the world. This elapid snake inhabits the warm regions of South East Asia. The Malayan krait has an average length of 1.50 m. Its body is either white or yellow, with dark blue or black rings. It has a powerful neurotoxic venom. Being a nocturnal reptile, the blue krait is very active during the night and more aggressive, feeding on mice and small birds.