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Gaboon viper

Bitis gabonica

Description:

Fat and hard to see on a bed of leaves

Habitat:

in captivity at the LA Zoo.

Notes:

Have the longest fangs for a snakes.

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7 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Scientific name added.

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

nativeboy, please add the scientific name as requested. By the way, your own comments do not add to the popularity score of the spotting!

nativeboy1997
nativeboy1997 8 years ago

there a pretty cool snake though I have always wanted one

nativeboy1997
nativeboy1997 8 years ago

its really not on there. I put it on there.

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

I love these guys, they are so pretty! Feel free to add the scientific name, Bitis gabonica. :)

nativeboy1997
nativeboy1997 8 years ago

I can't map it it keeps using my curint location

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

This is an African snake. I assume you saw it as a captive at a zoo since it's mapped to California. Please describe its situation and name the zoo in the habitat box. Thanks.

nativeboy1997
Spotted by
nativeboy1997

L.A., California, USA

Spotted on Oct 30, 2012
Submitted on Oct 30, 2012

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