PHOTO OF THE DAY: 11.18.16
People
arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
Two kids around of a big heart of paper
The Ballet Statue
Feeling Blue
Photographer
You Shall Not Pass
Curvy Trees
Stinky Abstract
Over the rainbow
Forever Comrades.
Jackals Romance
Bursting With Colors
New Guinea's Snake Charmer 02
A Groom's Father After the Wedding
Believe
Matador
Alice in Wonderland
Tengger Shaman at Sunrise
La Merienda (The Tea Party)
A Tengger Horseman on Mount Bromo
Anuja and Her Mother
Hungry Fox
Road to Ruin
Donut Smoking on a Balcony
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
New Guinea's Snake Charmer

Boelen's python is one of the most rare and beautiful snakes in the world. At first glance, it is black with a velvet texture, but when it bends and light strikes its body from the side it turns into a rainbow. It is endemic to New Guinea were is protected and respected. Very few are allowed to be exported and it is extremely difficult to breed in captivity.

TAGS: Guinea, New, New Jersey, Reptile, Snake

photographer avatar
Montclair, New Jersey, United States of America
Member since 2016
Awards
Photo of the Day: 11.18.16 Editors' Pick
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Juan Osorio.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
Total Views: 3476
Filed Under: People
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 17, 2016, 11:39 a.m.
Report This
SMITHSONIAN.COM COLLECTIONS
PHOTO LOCATION Cliffside Park, New Jersey, United States of America