- Photo taken Locality: Greece, Aegean, Dodecanese, Pserimos isl.
- Photo taken by: Paravas, V.
- Photo taken date: January 2005
Shrubland of Crete (Greece) diorama
Photo of the head of a Cat Snake, Telescopus fallax. It is a back-fanged species and is thus harmless to humans, in contrast to dangerous front-fanged species, such as vipers or cobras. The venom of the Cat Snake is used more in the digestion process than for killing its prey.