Snake ID Help Requested- Sri Lanka

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BlackPearl
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Snake ID Help Requested- Sri Lanka

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My brother is traveling in Sri Lanka and has seen a couple snakes.

This one wasn't hard to figure out:

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Here's the one I need help with. Ratsnake? Pytas?
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beemaster
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Re: Snake ID Help Requested- Sri Lanka

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Looks pretty good for Ptyas mucosa, but this area isn't my strong point. I'm fairly confident on the ID, just letting you know I'm far from an expert on the matter and others who are much better will undoubtedly be along shortly. :)

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Top one is a Python molurus, 2nd one is a Ptyas mucosa.

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