Death Feigning Behavior in Large-Eyed False Cobra Pseudoxenodon macrops (Blyth, 1854) (Squamata: Colubridae)

Harshal S. Bhosale, Vedant Thite


Death feigning is reported in the species Pseudoxenodon macrops for the first time. This behavior involved rolling over on back, exposing its ventral side with its mouth half open and tongue sticking out.


defensive behaviour; Pseudoxenodon macrops; Indo-Chinese region

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