The Boomslang (Dispholidus typus) is a thin Coulbride snake native to Southern Africa. The average adult length is around 4 1/2 feet long.

Main Characteristics

The Boomslang is very long and slender. The color of the Boomslang varies.The eyes are very large.


The Boomslang's venom is primarily hemotoxic.

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Colubrinae
Genus: Dispholidus
Species: D. typus