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This is a discussion on visitor to my garden within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; not sure i posted this in the right thread but i found this little guy ...

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    Default visitor to my garden

    not sure i posted this in the right thread but i found this little guy in my garden, estimated about three feet long.
    i had no idea what species of snake is this and does not seem poisonous. is it?
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    just found a google hit,,,,, Chrysopelea paradise, paradise tree snake, mildly venomous. gosh....i touched the tail just to have the first feel of touching a wild snake. haha ...

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    good thing it didn't bite you. Handsome snake! Very nice pictures of him too Ian!!!

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    Rounded heads: not poisonous and triangular: is poisonous. Just a guide for the next snake encounter. This ones kinda in between maybe thats why its only kinda poisonous .

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    Very attractive snake!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kspalding View Post
    Rounded heads: not poisonous and triangular: is poisonous. Just a guide for the next snake encounter. This ones kinda in between maybe thats why its only kinda poisonous .
    thanks for the tips. another one to keep in mind other than the previous one i learn that rhymes like this "red on black venom lack, red and yellow kill a fellow which tells us to differentiate between the non venomous scarlet king snake and the venomous coral snake.

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    Great pics, Ian. A very handsome snake.

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    I've heard that saying before only different. Red on black friend of Jack. Red on yellow kill a fellow. It can be useful I suppose if you are willing to get close enough to find out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kspalding View Post
    I've heard that saying before only different. Red on black friend of Jack. Red on yellow kill a fellow. It can be useful I suppose if you are willing to get close enough to find out.
    very true, the last time i googled it,.,,there is many different version.

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    that's one of those flying snakes. flying snakes. ugh! pretty thing though.

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