Coral Snake Animal Pictures


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Red-tailed, white-banded snake on white background

Micrurus mipartatus
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Like many of the New World species, red-tailed coral snakes exhibit black on their head that stops just behind the eyes. (Micrurus mipartitus decussatus)

closeup of eastern coral snake face

Eastern coral snake
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Eastern coral snakes typically have black coloring until right behind the eyes.

blue and red snake on black background

Blue Malaysian Coral Snake
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The blue Malaysian coral snake is blue-black with red on its head and tail.

Amazon coral snake (Micrurus obscurus)

Amazon Coral snakes
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coral snake on a reddish rock.

south american coral snake
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These coral snakes have narrow white bands instead of the yellow of other species.