Name : BANDED RACER
Scientific name : Argyrogena fasciolata

  Description :Banded racer (Argyrogena fasciolata) is a species of non- venomous colubrid snake, endemic to India. They are diurnal, slender snakes that are primarily terrestrial but can climb trees in search of prey. Inhabit dry grasslands, scrub jungle, agricultural lands and city outskirts. They are very alert, very fast moving and quick to respond. Found near high grass and bushes and hide in rodent burrows, rock piles & dense bushes. Mainly eat rodents and sometimes frogs and lizards. Prey is killed by using weight of body and sometimes constricted.