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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We identified the Caecilian, Green Vine snake, Rat snake and Cat snake.
It also houses the rarely found cat snake; black desert cobra; black-headed cat snake that roams around Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, and Mediterranean shrub lands; Jayakar's sand boa that hides under the sand and comes out only during the mating season; and 13 species of geckos (lizards); three species of toads; and eight species of fresh water fish including the barbus which is known to be the largest freshwater fish found in the Arabian Peninsula and may grow and weigh up to three kilograms.
dog-toothed cat snake, cat-eyed night snake, barking tree frog, banded newt,
I showed them a trinket snake, vine snake, sand boa, wolf snake, cat snake, rat snake .
The Arabian cat snake Telescopus dhara (Forskal, 1775) is a rear-fanged colubrid snake found in the peripheral mountains of Arabia, from the Gulf of Aqaba, southwards through the Hijaz to the Yemen mountains, to the mountainous and rocky areas of Oman.
Note that the back cover picture is an Arabian cat snake, and not a Sindh Saw-scaled viper as indicated on page 2.