Gold-ringed Cat Snake eating an Oriental Tree Snake

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Christoper Tan came across a Gold-ringed Cat Snake (Boiga dendrophila) and an Oriental Tree Snake a.k.a Oriental Whip Snake (Ahaetulla prasina) at the playground near Rail Mall.  The Boiga had the Ahaetulla clamped in its mouth. The predator had probably  paralysed the prey with … Continued

Changeable Hawk-Eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus) bitten by Paradise Tree Snake (Chrysopelea paradisi) in a life and death duel part 1

The changeable hawk-eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus formerly Spizaetus cirrhatus) is also known as Indian crested hawk-eagle. There are varying colour forms in different regions of the world.  Some forms are crested and yet others are not crested. The taxonomy is still … Continued