Phuket's own snake!

Phuket Pit Viper    งูเขียวหางไหม้ภูเก็ต

Discovery of a new species of Pit Viper in Khao Phra Thaew on October 5th 2009,
 has given Phuket it's own snake: 
The Phuket Pit Viper or Trimeresurus (Popeia) phuketensis 
is known in Thai as Ngoo Khiew Hang Mai Phuket  งูเขียวหางไหม้ภูเก็ต

Trimeresurus (Popeia) phuketensis Phuket

Photograph by Settawut Visetbubpha for Siamensis Thailand Nature Explorer
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