Definition of wolf snake in English:

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wolf snake


A harmless Old World snake with long upper teeth:
  • A small nocturnal African snake (genus Lycophidion, family Colubridae), including the Cape wolf snake (L. capense). A medium-sized Asian snake (genus Ophites (formerly Lycodon), family Colubridae), including the common wolf snake or carpet snake (O. aulicus).
Example sentences
  • This wolf snake was rescued by Ataaz from a poultry farm near Nelamangala on Tumkur Road.
  • According to the FFI, the group discovered a rare species known as wolf snake and a large population of the critically endangered Siamese crocodile, which was previously thought to be virtually extinct in the wild.
  • A complementary project has been done looking at numbers of introduced geckos and wolf snakes in the two areas.
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