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Beddome’s Cat Snake by Kalyan Varma
This image of the Beddomes cat snake Boiga beddomei was captured in the dense forests of Karnataka. A nocturnal reptile, this cat snake gets its name from its large, round, protruding cat-like eyes. It prefers to live in trees where its prehensile tail provides it with an effective grip that permits it to explore its domain and whip quickly forward to hunt its prey.