Glossy Marsh Snake

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Glossy Marsh Snake is a small snake of Homalopsidae family which is found uncommonly in coasts, mangroves and tidal rivers of Indian subcontinent and east Asian countries. It can be identified by checking shorter length, extremely glossy body of gray-brown color and shorter tail. This is one of the few snakes of world which tears its prey into pieces to break their limbs and takes only most nutritious part as diet.