Marty’s photo of the day #2933: Is this a flying snake? While I was on the island of Borneo, I saw a flying squirrel, a flying frog, a flying lemur, and a gliding lizard. Flying snakes (technically they glide) exist on Borneo, but there are so many animals there that have yet to be properly studied. You are looking at a grey-tailed racer. Very little is known about this snake, but when I watched her, she moved in such a malleable way that it looked like she might be able to spread out her rib cage and catch the wind like the other species of flying snake on the island.
June 26, 2019Written by Marty Essen