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Eyelash viper

Bothriechis schlegelii


Sleeping under a grove of banana trees this afternoon...even the eyes are speckled...

1 Species ID Suggestions

Oropel, Eyelash Viper
Bothriechis schlegelii

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Lindsay Frances
Lindsay Frances 10 years ago

Chris & I love these snakes!

MatthewKritzer 10 years ago

Ok...thanks...I wasn't going near it anyways...

alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Not one to get close to day or night!

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 10 years ago

The come in many different colors .... in spanish we call them Oropel if they are yellow, or Bocaraca , to any other color.... (same ssp)

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 10 years ago

MatthewKritzer, Be careful is very poisonous and is not as common in the Pacific. they are so fast that they could catch a hummingbird in flight, note the scales on the eyes that resemble eyelashes. NICE SPOTTING

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Oct 28, 2011
Submitted on Oct 28, 2011

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