The Chrysopelea or flying snake,
Is surely Nature’s small mistake?
Wandering through a forest in Borneo,
You might just encounter this flying halo!
It’s venom , thankfully mild, kills it’s prey,
Small lizards and geckos that get in its way…
Scales on its belly allow it to climb trees,
Then to launch itself off with great expertise.
It can travel up to 100 metres gliding thus,
With no wings to propel it, a feat to non-plus!