“Haired green snake” is probably the most accurate phrase that can be used to describe the animal found in a swamp in Thailand in early March and caused a stir in the online community. creepy.
Thaiger news site (Thailand) reported, this animal was found by a man named Tu, living in Sakhon Nakhon province, northeast of this country. The 49-year-old man accidentally discovered this creature on his way home. He could not determine what species it was, so he decided to bring it back to his relatives.
Mr. Tu’s family and local people are extremely confused because they have never seen an animal with such a strange shape. Because, snakes look familiar, but snakes with hair look really scary.
Mr. Tu’s family released the about 60cm-long creature in a container of water and fed it with small fish while waiting for local authorities to confirm it.
Ms. Waraporn Panyasar, Tu’s niece shared with Yahoo New that: “I’ve never seen a snake like this before. My family thought it might help some research.”
Ms. Waraporn took a number of photos and videos and posted them online in the hope of finding answers to the identity of the animal.
Many Facebook users compared the animal to a dragon, while others thought it was just an ordinary snake with moss and algae clinging to its body.
Sam Chatfield, snake coordinator at Wildlife ARC, an organization that rescues and cares for injured animals, concurs with the view that the creature could be a common but algae-ridden snake. or moss clinging to the outer layer of scales.
She said: “The scales are located on the skin and are composed mainly of keratin. It is like a top layer of skin. When the snake sheds its skin, it will peel off on its own. The algae on its body will also peel off on its own every time. next skin change”.
The cobra is a mildly venomous snake that grows mainly in Southeast Asia. This nocturnal snake mainly feeds on frogs and small fish.
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