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How to Identify Venomous Snakes

Snakes are one of the most venomous animals on earth, although that’s a general term and that is why we came up with this post.

photos by Mark Laita, for the book 'Serpentine,' a collection of gorgeously lit snakes on a black background.

Vivid Snake Photos Come at a Cost — A Bite From a Black Mamba

photos by Mark Laita, for the book 'Serpentine,' a collection of gorgeously lit snakes on a black background. I'm not a fan of snakes but Wow I can appreciate the beauty of color , texture and patterns.

Spiny Bush Viper Atheris Hispida by Valentina Rosselli | Nature | 3D | CGSociety

Spiny Bush Viper Atheris Hispida by Valentina Rosselli

AFRICAN BUSH VIPER   Family: Viperidae  Habitat: Remote rainforest regions  Fun Fact: These vipers usually ambush their prey from a hanging position.

AFRICAN BUSH VIPER Family: Viperidae Habitat: Remote rainforest regions Fun Fact: These vipers usually ambush their prey from a hanging position.

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earthlynation: “ Atheris chloechis - West Afican Bush Viper (by thegardensofeden) ”

So, the kids and I learned that predators with slit eyes are primarily ambush hunters. Fascinating stuff!:

22 Unbelievable Facts About Your Eyes

So, the kids and I learned that predators with slit eyes are primarily ambush hunters.

Dragon scales?

Atheris is a genus of venomous vipers found only in tropical subsaharan Africa, excluding southern Africa. Confined to rain forest areas, many members have isolated and fragmented distributions snake

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