Viper Animal Pictures

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Russel's viper
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These vipers don't hesitate to approach a person, and are considered aggressive.

Russel's viper in a tree
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This venomous snake is one of India's "Big Four" snakes that are responsible for the most bites.

The venomous Gaboon viper uses its tongue to smell. Longest fangs of any snake.

Watch a Completely Hidden Viper Strikes to Score A Meal Cover Image
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Persian horned viper
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False Horned Viper or Persian horned viper (Pseudocerastes persicus) is a species of venomous vipers endemic to the Middle East and Asia

The Lataste’s Viper (Vipera latastei gaditana)
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The Lataste’s Viper (Vipera latastei gaditana)

African Bush Viper (Atheris squamigera) with open mouth showing fangs.

African Bush Viper (Atheris squamigera) with open mouth showing fangs.
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African Bush Viper (Atheris squamigera) with open mouth showing fangs.

An aggressive male nose-horned viper on a rock ( Vipera ammodytes ). Males have a background of gray or brown scales with a pattern of dark brown or black zigzags running down its back.

An aggressive male nose-horned viper on a rock ( Vipera ammodytes ). Males have a background of gray or brown scales with a pattern of dark brown or black zigzags running down its back.
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An aggressive male nose-horned viper on a rock ( Vipera ammodytes ). Males have a background of gray or brown scales with a pattern of dark brown or black zigzags running down its back.

River Jack Snake or Rhinoceros Viper
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River Jack Snake or Rhinoceros Viper

Female Nose-Horned Viper (Vipera ammodytes) lying on some rocks. This snake’s belly is cream or yellow scattered with dark spots.

Female Nose-Horned Viper (Vipera ammodytes) lying on some rocks. This snake’s belly is cream or yellow scattered with dark spots.
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Female Nose-Horned Viper (Vipera ammodytes) lying on some rocks. This snake’s belly is cream or yellow scattered with dark spots.

River Jack Snake or Rhinoceros Viper
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River Jack Snake or Rhinoceros Viper

Green Bush Viper
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Eyelash Viper isolated against white background.

Eyelash Viper isolated against white background.
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Eyelash Viper isolated against white background.

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sahara horned viper
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Horned desert viper / Cerastes cerastes

egyptian carpet viper
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Northeast African carpet viper, Echis pyramidum, small but poisonous viper

Common adder on leaf litter.

Common adder on leaf litter.
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Male European adders are usually silvery-gray in color, and thinner than the females.

10 Most Venomous Animals - The Roman's Saw scaled Viper is the most dangerous snake in Africa and Asia.

10 Most Venomous Animals - The Roman's Saw scaled Viper is the most dangerous snake in Africa and Asia
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The Roman's Saw scaled Viper is the most dangerous snake in Africa and Asia

Blue viper snake on branch ready to attack prey
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Snake, Great lakes bush viper
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Most Venomous Snakes in the World - Russel’s Viper
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Animals that use mimicry – Spider-tailed Horned Viper
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With a spider-like tail, the spider-tailed horned viper lures in birds that feed on insects.

Yellow Animal – Eyelash viper
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This pit viper is small and beautiful but venemous.

Yellow Animal – Eyelash Viper
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This pit viper is small and beautiful but venemous.

The blue White-lipped island pitviper (Trimeresurus albolabris insularis) is endemic to Komodo island and surrounding islands.

Animals That Can See Infrared pit viper
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The blue White-lipped Island pitviper (Trimeresurus albolabris insularis) is endemic to Komodo island and surrounding islands.

Yellow eyelash viper, Bothriechis schlegelii. stock photo Central Scotland, Latin America, Russia, Trinidad - Trinidad And Tobago, Snake Yellow eyelash viper, Bothriechis schlegelii

yellow viper wrapped around branch of tree
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The amount of bones a snake has helps determine how flexible it is.

deadly toxic eyelash viper snake in Costa Rica

eyelash viper wrapped on branch
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Snakes do not eat more to store fat before entering brumation.

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horned viper camouflaged on ground
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There is no specific time for when and how long snakes go into brumation.

yellow tree viper snake being picked up with stick
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Fun fact: snakes don't have eyelids.

Gaboon Viper

Gaboon Viper
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The venomous Gaboon viper uses its tongue to smell. It has the longest fangs of any snake. Like many members of Bitis, it has horns between its nostrils.

Gaboon viper

Gaboon viper on the ground
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Gaboon Viper (Bitis gabonica), on leaf litter. Its upper body is made up of beautiful diamonds, triangles, and hourglasses in neutral colors that mimic the colors of leaf litter.

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Gaboon Viper eating a big rat. This is the heaviest venomous snake on the African continent.

Bush Viper

Very aggressive Bush Viper (Atheris squamigera) in tree. The average size of the snake is 18 to 24 inches.
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Very aggressive Bush Viper (Atheris squamigera) in tree. The average size of the snake is 18 to 24 inches.

Bush Viper

Red Venomous Bush Viper in African Rainforest. The viper comes in variations of orange, red, gray, black, yellow, blue, brown and olive.
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Red Venomous Bush Viper in African Rainforest. The viper comes in variations of orange, red, gray, black, yellow, blue, brown and olive.

Bush Viper

A day old venomous baby Bush Viper snake (Atheris squamigera).
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A day old venomous baby Bush Viper snake (Atheris squamigera).

Bush Viper

The colors of the Bush Viper can be uniform or mottled with blackish spotting.
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The colors of the Bush Viper can be uniform or mottled with blackish spotting.

Bush Viper

The head of the Bush viper, like the rest of the body, is thickly covered with imbricate, keeled scales.
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The head of the Bush viper, like the rest of the body, is thickly covered with imbricate, keeled scales.

Saharan sand viper in sand
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The color of the sand viper helps it to blend in with its habitat where it hunts for prey.

horned viper in sand
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The horns over the eyes are the most distinctive feature of the horned viper.

horned viper side view
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Horned vipers can grow as large as 33 inches in length.

close up of a horned viper
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The color of the horned viper generally matches its habitat.

Spider-tailed Horned Viper

The spider-tailed horned viper (Pseudocerastes urarachnoides) lying on a rock.
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The spider-tailed horned viper (Pseudocerastes urarachnoides) lying on a rock.

Spider-tailed Horned Viper

The spider-tailed horned viper (Pseudocerastes urarachnoides) has a unique tail that has a bulb-like end and that is used to catch birds. It lives in Iran.
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The spider-tailed horned viper (Pseudocerastes urarachnoides) has a unique tail that has a bulb-like end and that is used to catch birds. It lives in Iran.

Spider-tailed Horned Viper

The coloration of the spider-tailed horned viper depends the locality in which it is found, but generally they have grayish-brown scales.
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The coloration of the spider-tailed horned viper depends the locality in which it is found, but generally they have grayish-brown scales.

Spider-tailed Horned Viper

The tail of the spider-tailed horned viper (Pseudocerastes urarachnoides) has the appearance of a spider and is used to lure unsuspecting birds or other prey within reach of the viper.
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The tail of the spider-tailed horned viper (Pseudocerastes urarachnoides) has the appearance of a spider and is used to lure unsuspecting birds or other prey within reach of the viper.