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This was sent to me the other day from a northeastern province in Afghanistan. The serpent is a bout 1 to 1.2 meters long according to the description sent with the email. Can anyone identify it?

Thanks
Jack
Northwest Willdlife Online

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Reptiles - Photo (c) Keven Law, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
reganjm's ID: Reptiles (Class Reptilia)
Posted by reganjm almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Colubrids - Photo (c) Patrick Coin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jonathan's ID: Colubrids (Family Colubridae)
Posted by jonathan almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Spotted Whip Snake - Photo (c) ttadevosyan, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Tigran Tadevosyan
hcuohc's ID: Spotted Whip Snake (Hemorrhois ravergieri)
Posted by hcuohc almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Based on what I can see in the photo it might be the colubrid snake: Spalerosophis (maybe diadema). A common harmless snake of that region.
-Paul

Posted by herpguy about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Reptiles - Photo (c) Keven Law, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
reganjm's ID: Reptiles (Class Reptilia)
Colubrids - Photo (c) Patrick Coin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Colubrids (Family Colubridae)
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Spotted Whip Snake - Photo (c) ttadevosyan, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Tigran Tadevosyan
hcuohc's ID: Spotted Whip Snake (Hemorrhois ravergieri)
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