African Gaboon Viper Photo, 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, natural history stock photograph, photo id 12576
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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.

Stock Photo: 12576
Species: African gaboon viper, Bitis gabonica
Format: Digital 2:3
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Updated: November 22, 2017

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