Whip Snakes are slender arboreal snakes with elongated diamond-shaped heads. Most species have horizontal pupils designed for optimal binocular vision, betraying their diurnal, stalking-based hunting method.
The unique head shape and extraordinarily slender bodies of the whip snakes make them difficult to confuse with any other species.
Nearly always green in color. Unique protruding scale on end of nose. (Jon Hakim / CC BY-NC)
Light brown to gray with dark speckling on head. Belly gray. (© Bernard DuPont)