Green Mamba Animal Pictures
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Closeup of western green mamba with mouth open
Western green mambas (D. viridis) inhabit coastal rainforests in West Africa.
The green mamba is a long, slender bodied snake with smooth scales and a narrow, coffin-shaped head.
Venomous East African green mamba snake in a tree. Green mambas have short, fixed fangs at the front of their mouths.
Western green mambas are bright green towards the head, shifting to yellow or orange at the tail.
Juvenile green mamba striking a pose. Juveniles are blue-green, becoming bright green when they are around 75 centimeters (2 ft 6 in) long.