Common Water Snake


On my last day at Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, I was presented this beautiful snake as a goodbye gift. It was caught near the river. It is a harmless snake, so I could easily hold it through my fingers.

Reserva Ecologica Taricaya, Puerto Maldonado, Peru, 23 June 2009

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