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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There have also been several sightings of the Cat Snake, which have provoked panic as this species resembles the highly-venomous Blunt Nosed Viper.
Other topics include the rainbow serpent, the snipers: vine snakes, the night shift: boas and pythons, the poisoners: tree vipers, and Old World cat snakes.