Species information

 

Short-nosed Parrot Snake

Leptophis depressirostris

 Leptophis depressirostris - Short-nosed Parrot Snake

 

Common name

Short-nosed Parrot Snake

Scientific name

Leptophis depressirostris

Family

Colubridae

Appearance

The short-nosed parrot snake is a beautiful green colour, its mouth and "chin" are an aqua blue.

 

Locality

Central America.

 

Adult size

Upto 4ft.

 

Approx lifespan

8years.

 

REcomended vivarium size

2.5x2x2ft

 

Basic set up type

Dry with sturdy perches and dense foliage.

 

Diet

The wild diet of this snake consists of lizards and amphibians, in captivity they should be weaned onto rodents of the appropriate size.

 

Further reading

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