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Bushmaster

Lachesis stenophrys

Description:

The bushmaster is the longest venomous snake in Central it is robust, reaching a maximum length of 250 cm, although adults are on average between 190 and 210 cm. Its head is moderate, but distinct, and is characterized by a rounded snout .

Habitat:

Rainforest, Caribbean.

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3 Comments

They could be dangerous, but unfortunately we have few of them, due the cutting of forest in the past. a little more dangerous is the Fer de Lance:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/626...
this other still cause a lot of accidents in the country, so there is good medical atention, so rarely people die cause of bites.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

I have heard stories about them that make me very uneasy!

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

Heredia, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 4, 2010
Submitted on Aug 29, 2011

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