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An olive sea snake - Loloata Island, Papua New Guinea -- about 80' deep. These curious animals are extremely poisonous - often referred to as 'Seven step snakes' cuz you can only go about seven paces before you die after being bitten! Somewhat curious, one has to be a bit careful doing close up portraits. This guy was about six feet long - rather large for the species.

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Anonymous Guest 23 Sep 2007

i love this photo, i give it a 10

Gary Glass 29 Oct 2006

A wonderful pose of this sea snake, it does not look like it is even in water

P. Merewether 14 Sep 2006

What an excellent photo! He looks like a sweetie - guess not! I hate spiders but I love snakes!

chrissy dragon 01 Aug 2006

love the eye

Loredana 17 Apr 2006

Woooopppppppppsssss Too Close Love it :)