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Malabar Pit viper

Trimeresurus malabaricus

Description:

yellow orange morphs of venomous malabar pit viper are rare and to spot one of rainy day in forests of western ghats in Agumbe made me forget the leeches that climbed on me to draw blood ...lucky spotting indeed

Habitat:

rainforests of western ghats


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4 Comments

Gabe39
Gabe39 2 years ago

Wow spotting of the week!! Sweet.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Must have been quite small judging by the size of the leaves & twigs on the ground. What a great find.
Thanks for sharing Ashok.

thank you ashley

AshleyT
AshleyT 2 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Karnataka, India

Lat: 13.92, Long: 74.88

Spotted on Dec 26, 2016
Submitted on Dec 26, 2016

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