2009
07.20

Tiger keelback

Tiger keelback
(Yamakagashi)
Rhabdophis tigrinus

At Kanagawa prefecture
Nomal Adult
Photograph by Baikada
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DISTRIBUTION
Honnsyu, Shikoku, Kyusyu, Sado island, Iki island, Oki island, Gotou islands, Koshiki islands, Yaku island, Tanegashima island
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LENGTH
TL:70-150cm
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OTHER PHOTOGRAPHS


Whole view
At kanagawa prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Face
At Kyoto prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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The nomal type’s belly of first half
At Kanagawa prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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The nomal type’s belly of latter half
At Kanagawa prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Scales and keels
At Kyoto prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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In water
AtKanagawa repecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Juvenile
At Chiba prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Juvenile of No pattern type
At Shiga prefecture
Photograph by Nora
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Fangs that secretes poison
At Shiga prefecture
Photograph by Nora
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Size of mouth that opens usually
At Hiroshima prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Dangerous bite
At Tokyo metropolitan
Photograph by Baikada
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The poison gland in the back of neck stands out.
At Nagano prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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After the poisonous release of the neck.
At Tokyo metropolitan
Photograph by Baikada
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No pattern type
At Nara prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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No pattern type’s belly
At osaka prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Melanistic type
At Hiroshima prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Hypomelanistic type
At Shiga prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Anerithristic type
At Shiga prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Anerithristic type’s face
At Shiga prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Light Brown type
At Miyazaki prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Blue type’s face
At Hiroshima prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Blue type’s face
At Hyogo prefecture
Photograph by Hideya Wakisaka
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Anerithristic & Axantic
AtNigata prefecture
Photograph ba MushibuN
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Melanistic
At Hiroshima prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Melanistic type’s face
At Hiroshima prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Melanistic type’s back
At Hiroshima prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Melanistic type’s belly of first half
At Hiroshima prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Melanistic type’s belly latter half
At Hiroshima prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Melanistic type’s belly of an excretory organ
At Hiroshima prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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Albino
At Gunma prefecture
Photograph by Nora
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All individuals have a black line between scales under eyes
Tiger keelback of various places
Photograph by Baikada
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The neck is expanded when getting excited.
At Yamaguchi prefecture
Photograph by Baikada
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It seems that the defense posture or a threat posture.
At Tochigi prefecture
Photograph by Tin Johnson
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The neck is expanded when getting excited.
At Gunma prefecture
Photograph by Mr.Nora
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I thank “Mr.Nora”, “Tim Johnson”, “Mr.Wakisaka”  and “Mr.MushibuN” which offered a photograph.

Baikada (Tatsuhiro Tokuda) performed the taking of photography and the making explanation.
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