Snakes become one of the types of reptiles that live around Indonesian regions. They are spread in most Indonesian regions, which you can find as the venomous and non-venomous types.
As a tropical country, Indonesia becomes the perfect land for snakes living. Not only you can easily find them at the low land, forest, mountains, and even near the area of the houses.
Speaking of snakes that live in Indonesia, here we have some of the variant types of snakes in Indonesia that come with the venomous and non-venomous types. Let’s check them out below!
1. Banded Krait
The banded krait snake, which Indonesian local people commonly call the Weling snake is one of the types of snakes in Indonesia that is capable of paralyzing the prey. They are so dangerous, so you should be careful around their existence.
The venomous type on banded krait snake commonly causes nausea, dizziness, vomiting, and paralyzing the area that was bitten by them. Most of them commonly live around the rice field, forests, and even rivers.
Banded krait can be easily known from their form within the combination color of black and yellow bands. The color is so bold that yet you can easily guess them right. They eat some mice at the rice field that’s perfectly useful for the farmer.
2. Banded Sea Krait
Banded sea krait becomes one of the types of snakes in Indonesia that live around the Indonesian seashore. They sometimes appear at some beaches in Indonesia that become the most crowded tourist spots.
Banded sea krait is similar to the type of banded krait snakes, which have a venomous type that is dangerous for humans. People will get easily get some fatigue and even paralyzed in the area that is poisoned by them.
3. Black Spitting Cobra
Black spitting cobra becomes one of the types of snakes in Indonesia that is venomously dangerous for humans and other living. The spitting is capable to reach around 2.4 meters towards their prey.
Once the human gets infected by the black spitting cobra they should go to the hospitals immediately. The spite of the snake is capable to attack the neuron system that could be dangerous for humans.
Black spitting commonly lives around the rice field at the low land such as at the cities with the hottest temperature in Indonesia. Some of them even found out around the urban living that bring Indonesian more aware about their existence.
4. Oriental Whip Snake
Oriental whip snake becomes one of the types of snakes that live in Indonesia. Indonesian local people commonly called them the Gadung snake, which has a type of low venomous snake.
Oriental whip snake has a neon green color that commonly lives around the tree. Their color is so beautiful, which makes you want to catch them. Even they are categorized as a low venomous snakes, but their bite can cause some pain and serious bleeding.
Oriental whip snakes commonly live around the forest, rice field, or area that contains trees even at some of the camping spots in Indonesia. They eat mice, lizards, frogs, and even baby birds.
5. Sanca Batik
Sanca Batik becomes of the types of snakes in Indonesia that are dangerous for humans. They don’t have some poisons inside but they are capable to break your body up to the bone once you get wrapped by them.
Sanca Batik has a dark color with a combination of black and light brown that is similar to the Indonesian Batik. They become one family from the Python snake, which is popular with their dangerous type. Once they wrapped their prey, it could be difficult to get out of their trapped.
6. Sanca Darah Hitam
Sanca Darah Hitam becomes one of the most popular types of snakes in Indonesia. They have no-venomous type snake even they come from the python types of snake. Commonly they live around the Sumatran rain forest, which has lately become rare in an amount that lead them into one of the Indonesian rainforest endangered species.
They have a beautiful pattern of color that spread on their body. Commonly their pattern becomes the most wanted material for the fashion industry. That is why it makes them become one of the most wanted snakes for illegal hunting.
7. Puraca Snake
Puraca snakes become one of the types of snakes in Indonesia that is similar to python Curtus. They live around Borneo rain forest, rice fields, and even around the houses living area as the endemic snakes of Borneo Island.
Puraca snake is covered their body with a combination of light brown and white. They are popular with the name of the Bornean short python, which only grew no more than three meters.
Puraca snake commonly becomes one of the most wanted things to get for illegal hunters because of their beautiful skin. Moreover, their meat also becomes one of the main dishes served in some restaurants in Sintang Regency, West Kalimantan, which becomes one of the provinces with the largest forest in Indonesia.
8. Halmahera Python
Halmahera python becomes one of the most popular types of snake in Indonesia that can be easily adopted as a pet. They are live around the low land forest of Halmahera, Maluku Island, which adaptable to some areas such as living around the mangrove forest in Indonesia.
Halmahera python commonly has a lighter skin of black and brown with similar to the Sumatran Sanca Batik. They eat some little animals such as lizards, frogs, baby birds, mice, and even fish.
Such as Sumatran Sanca Batik, Halmahera python also becomes the most wanted things for illegal hunters because of their skin and meat.
So, there are some of the variant types of snakes in Indonesia that come with venomous and non-venomous types. Have you ever seen them all?