Brown Tree Snake

Boiga irregularis

Summary 2

The brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis) is an arboreal rear-fanged colubrid snake native to eastern and northern coastal Australia, eastern Indonesia (Sulawesi to Papua), Papua New Guinea, and a large number of islands in northwestern Melanesia. This snake is infamous for being an invasive species responsible for devastating the majority of the native bird population in Guam.

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  1. (c) Chris Harrison, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/14525446
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boiga_irregularis

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