The Laotian Wolf Snake (Lycodon laoensis) is a colubrid snake and reptile. It is generally non-aggressive and non-venomous.
The Laotian Wolf Snake is dark-brown to black with yellow and greyish-white bands. Its belly is whitish.
It grows to about 50 centimetres (20 inches) in length. Its tail measures about 10 centimetres (4 inches).
The Laotian Wolf Snake is native to Asia. It is found in India, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, and Malaysia. It is usually found in mountains and hilly regions.
It is mainly nocturnal, active in the evening and at night. It prefers to live on the ground hidden by soil and leaf litter.
It feeds on insects, frogs, toads, and small lizards, such as geckos.
It is oviparous. The female lays about 10 eggs.
[Location of photographsL Tbilisi Zoo, Georgia]
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM