Naka016 leaving his shelter

May we introduce some unique footage of NAKA016 captured just days ago here at Sakaerat SERS. Enjoy (Bartosz Nadol certainly enjoyed this visual) 🙂

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Naka016 capture

Our most recent N. kaouthia was noticed in the Dry Evergreen Forest forest by the bird team on 24th June 2016. Snake was crossing main road in the forest. Once encounter snake move off the road and hide in tree roots. On our arrival, after snake was left alone for about 15 minutes, we noticed that snake was sitting stil just next to the road. One of the easiest capture I remember. Naka016 is 1.65 m male. He weight just over a kilogram.

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He has very distinguish hood mark, where mark is incomplete on top.

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We are happy to add this snake to our study, especially that this snake will potentially share his home range with Naka015 and Naka014.

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