Black-headed Royal Snake

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Black-headed Royal is one of the largest Colubrid family member of Indian subcontinent. With size up to 2 meter and beautiful appearance of yellow-orange and black color body this species is accepted to be iconic snake for Western India. Morphologically it bears two or three distinct forms in patterns in three life stages in which adults can be easily identified by having reddish-brown or orange color with more or less black patches in whole body.