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Hump nosed pit viper

Hypnale hypnale

Description:

A short relatively stout species of pit viper,widespread in wet,intermediate and parts of dry zone in Srilanka and also India's western ghats.When threatened it vibrates its tail.This snake is responsible for highest incidence of snakebite in the country.



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2 Comments

Pradeep Ranjan
Pradeep Ranjan 2 years ago

කුන කටුවා/පොලොන් තෙලිස්සා

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 5 years ago

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Chamalka Dulmini
Spotted by
Chamalka Dulmini

Kandy CP, Sri Lanka

Lat: 7.30, Long: 80.65

Spotted on Aug 28, 2014
Submitted on Aug 28, 2014

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