African Gaboon Viper Photos, Bitis gabonica


Photos of Bitis gabonica, African gaboon viper
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African gaboon viper camouflage blends into the leaves of the forest floor.  This heavy-bodied snake is one of the largest vipers, reaching lengths of 4-6 feet (1.5-2m).  It is nocturnal, living in rain forests in central Africa.  Its fangs are nearly 2 inches (5cm) long, Bitis gabonica African gaboon viper camouflage blends into the leaves of the forest floor.  This heavy-bodied snake is one of the largest vipers, reaching lengths of 4-6 feet (1.5-2m).  It is nocturnal, living in rain forests in central Africa.  Its fangs are nearly 2 inches (5cm) long, Bitis gabonica African gaboon viper camouflage blends into the leaves of the forest floor.  This heavy-bodied snake is one of the largest vipers, reaching lengths of 4-6 feet (1.5-2m).  It is nocturnal, living in rain forests in central Africa.  Its fangs are nearly 2 inches (5cm) long, Bitis gabonica African gaboon viper camouflage blends into the leaves of the forest floor.  This heavy-bodied snake is one of the largest vipers, reaching lengths of 4-6 feet (1.5-2m).  It is nocturnal, living in rain forests in central Africa.  Its fangs are nearly 2 inches (5cm) long, Bitis gabonica

Updated: October 21, 2020

Species permalink: Bitis gabonica
Common name permalink: African gaboon viper