28 Feb '12, 6am

The Annotated Budak: Paradise on earth by @budak

The Annotated Budak: Paradise on earth by @budak

A soft thud on the damp litter off the boardwalk between the carpark and grand entrance of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is always a call to attention, for the culprit is likely to be a paradise tree snake that had missed its mark and landed on its belly near the foot of a coastal tree. A serpent of irresistible grace and irisdescent beauty with occasional scarlet letters of warning on its back, Chrysopelea paradisi is a work of art with a font of mild venom and the ability to twist its way up steep trunks to esoteric canopies. A nervous gecko on a nearby branch suggested that the snake had miscued a strike and launched itself on a trajectory of error . Undaunted, it weaved back up to resume a pose rich in intent and rife with cold malice at neighbouring saurians. For a few stiff moments, the young serpent danced before my eyes, probing and piercing a soft wall of resistanc...

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