menu

Eyelash Bush Viper , ( Atheris Ceratophora ) , Is A Venomous Pit Viper , A Membe ...

Eyelash Bush Viper , ( Atheris Ceratophora ) , Is A Venomous Pit Viper , A Membe ...

  Stockphoto ID: 2286028

File name: PhD-131-Hot.in.Columbia-Eyelash.viper-16-8-5021.jpg
Format: digital, 4000+ pixels longest side
Property release: no Model release: no
Source: photographer Based in: United States

Description: Eyelash Bush Viper , ( Atheris ceratophora ) , is a venomous pit viper , a member of the true viper family , Viperidae , which includes such other luminaries as the Crotalinae featuring Water Moccasins , Rattlesnakes and Copperheads . With his keeled scales , bright yellow coloration , vertically slitted green eyes , and pronounced eyelash scales , this is one of the most remarkable looking snakes . They are arboreal in habit , and ambush predators , eating mostly small mammals in semi tropical mountain regions in their native range in the Usambara and Uzungwe Mountains in Tanzania , south central Africa .

This image is copyright protected. There is a fee for any use. This website is not a source of free images.