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Pristine detail. Brilliant photo!
Hi Willie ! Apologies for the delayed response. Here is some basic information of the Pit viper.Name: Malabar Pit ViperBinomial Nomenclature: Trimeresurus malabaricusFamily: ViperidaeDescription:Size: They grow till a maximum size of 80 cm.Colour:Green in colour with light yellow and black spotsHabitat: Peninsula of IndiaFood: Feeds on rodents, frogs etc.Range: Southern IndiaBehaviour : They are nocturnal and usually inactive in the day, sometimes seen basking on rocks or trees near streams.There is some more info : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trimeresuru...Cheers,Milind
wonderful detail, any chance you would be willing to share some information about this beautiful viper? Thanks in advance for anything you can do.
Spotted on Aug 14, 2012 Submitted on Aug 14, 2012