Caspian whipsnake (Dolichophis caspius)
The longest snake species in Bulgaria. Its total length may reach more than 2 metres, that is often far below the fantastic dimensions that was reported by the scared peoples. This species unlike many others when threatened defends itself bravely and tries to bite his assailants. Of course it is not poisonous and is therefore not dangerous to humans. One of his popular traditional names is 'sinurnik — meaning living on the edge of cornfields' showing species preferred habitats.