Boiga

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Boiga

a genus of the Boiginae family of tree snakes.

Boiga dendrophila
a glossy black 7 ft long tree snake; aggressive and venomous. Called also mangrove snake.
Boiga irregularis
a brown tree snake with very low toxicity of its venom.
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Mangrove pit viper, Boiga dendrophila uses its twin fangs, it punches holes into the skin of its victims.