|Scientific Name||Dendroaspis viridis|
West African green mamba, Hallowell’s green mamba
Western Green Mamba Description
- The western green mamba is mainly recognized by its yellowish green slender body.
- The snake is diurnal but can be active at night.
- The American herpetologist Edward Hallowell was the first man to describe western green mamba in 1844.
Size & Weight
- TOTAL-LENGTH: 1.4 meters (4.6 ft) and 2.1 meters (6.9 ft)
Coastal tropical rainforest, woodlands, thicket
Benin, Gambia, southern Senegal, Liberia, Ghana, Togo, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, western Cameroon, Gabon, Sierra Leone
Squirrels, mice, rats, birds, tree pangolins, shrews, bats, bird eggs, frogs, lizards
Birds of prey