Coral snake mimic

Title Info
Common name Snake, Coral Mimic
Source Dan L. Perlman
Selection and adaptations Coloration
Coloration Mimicry
Organisms Animals
Animals Reptiles
Lessons Mimicry and Camouflage
Date 1985
Location La Selva Biological Station,Costa Rica,North America

Snake mimic, Costa Rica. Although it is itself not poisonous, this snake gains some protection from predators due to its mimicry of coral snakes, which have potent neurotoxins.