Tibetan spring snakes are only found within half a mile of Chutsen Chugang hot springs in the mountains of Tibet. They are one of the few snake species that live at such high altitudes.
Scientific name: Thermophis baileyi
Species range provided by WWF's Wildfinder.
The following habitats are found across the Tibetan spring snake distribution range. Find out more about these environments, what it takes to live there and what else inhabits them.
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Additional data source: Animal Diversity Web
Year assessed: 1996
Classified by: IUCN 2.3
Thermophis baileyi, also known as Bailey's snake or the hot-spring snake, is a rare species of colubrid snake from Tibet.
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