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Common European adder

Vipera berus berus

Description:

The species is the only one that is poisonous in Norway. The adder is protected in Norway. It is normally easily recognizable on the zigzag pattern it has on its back.

Habitat:

Spotted among the waste from the garden.

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4 Comments

Incredible snake.

Hema
Hema 2 months ago

What a beautiful pattern on this snake!

arne.roysland
arne.roysland 2 months ago

The adder exposed itself to sunshine trying to raise the body temperature. It was silent and slow in movement, Neil.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 months ago

Amazing spotting, arne. Do they hiss?

arne.roysland
Spotted by
arne.roysland

Norway

Spotted on May 28, 2020
Submitted on Jun 5, 2020

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