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Hump-nosed pit viper

Hypnale hypnale

Description:

Flat, triangular head distinctly broader than neck. Eye has vertical pupil, heat sensitive pit between nostril and eye. Top of head brown, separated from black side of the head by a distinct pale yellow or white line. Often lies in a flat coil with only the head angled upwards.

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Deva R Kumar
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Deva R Kumar

Goa, India

Spotted on Jun 29, 2013
Submitted on Jul 3, 2013

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