his large eyes and vibrant green scales, the Boomslang is an attractive
tree snake. The female tends to be browner in colouration. His bite is
venomous, containing a hemotoxin which disables the blood clotting
process. The effect of this is slow, but can cause headaches, nausea,
dizziness and death. However, he is generally timid and will not bite
unless provoked. He spends much of his time crawling through the trees
and eating bird’s eggs, small mammals and anything he can swallow whole.
In cooler months, he will occasionally hibernate in a weaver’s bird