Eastern green mamba
The eastern green mamba (Dendroaspis angusticeps) is a highly venomous snake species of the mamba genus Dendroaspis. They are found in the coastal regions of southern East Africa. It was discovered in 1849. It has a slender build with bright green upperparts and yellow-green underparts. The adult female averages around 2 metres (6 ft 7 in) in length, and the male is slightly smaller.
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- Smith, Andrew (1849). Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa, Reptilia. Vol. 4. London: Smith, Elder and Co. Plate 70.