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Taiwan Habu

Protobothrops mucrosquamatus

Description:

A pit viper, over a metre long, also known as the Turtle Shell Snake because of the markings.

Habitat:

Subtropical forest

Notes:

Warming itself on a hot spring water pipe over the river gorge. Very peaceful and well behaved.

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1 Comment

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

nice spot !

ianmartintoo
Spotted by
ianmartintoo

新北市 (New Taipei City), Taiwan

Spotted on Feb 21, 2012
Submitted on Aug 18, 2012

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