Through out Southern Africa, except the Karoo, Namaqualand and Western Cape.
Adults average between 1,2m and 1,5m in length. It is a slender snake. Very large eyes.
Juveniles: Light grey to brown above with fine blue spots anteriorly. The throat is yellow to orange in colour. The eyes are a brilliant green. Adult female: Light brown or olive above and cream to dirty white on the belly.
Adult male: Green to olive green above and light green below OR bright green, with the scales having a black edge, OR dark brown with bright yellow belly. Females will sometimes have typical male colouring.