A photograph of this cold-blooded animal previously unknown to science was sent to the editorial office of the Tuapse News by the head of the Civil Defense and Emergencies Department of the Tuapse region, Igor Urbonavichus.
He claims that even experts cannot yet name the type of specimen captured in the photo. Nevertheless, Urbonavicius does not leave attempts to establish what kind of reptile it is more than two meters long, which lives in a mountain forest, crawls through trees and swims in water.
“What can local historians say from these specimens?” What kind of snakes are they?”, - Urbonavicius wonders. However, there are no answers to his questions yet.
Also, according to him, this is far from the first fact of meeting Tuapse residents with a similar reptile.
As far as local historians know, in the Tuapse district there are yellow-bellies and coppers, snakes - water, less often vipers.