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Bothrops fonsecai


Another very dangerous snake of genus Bothrops. This is one of the most feared snakes in Brazil.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Juan22 2 years ago
Fonseca’s lancehead, Cotiara, Urutu
Bothrops fonsecai

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Kassius Santos
Kassius Santos 9 years ago

Thanks S Frazier, I will post in a separate spotting.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Two separate individuals of the same species photographed at different locations or at different times (usually) should be made into two spottings. Thanks

Atul 9 years ago

thanks for sharing

KarenL 9 years ago


Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Minas Gerais is almost paradise for snake lovers. I saw a lot of Jararacas and Cascaveis (rattlesnakes) when I went to Uberlandia.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Fantastic! I would suggest making two spottings. Doesn't matter that it's the same species. This way location (coordinates) and other data an be specific for each.

Kassius Santos
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Kassius Santos

MG, Brazil

Spotted on Dec 17, 2009
Submitted on Oct 11, 2011

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