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Common Lancehead Another beautiful snake in the Bothrops genus. Bothrops atrox,Colombia,Geotagged Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Common Lancehead

Another beautiful snake in the Bothrops genus.

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  1. Very nice ,but a big change from your beautiful bird photos Posted 13 days ago
    1. Thanks, Ernst! I've been working on my night photography more and it's a different skillset. Posted 9 days ago
  2. Eye is so clear Posted 9 days ago
    1. The benefit and fun of getting close! Posted 9 days ago

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"Bothrops atrox" — also known as the common lancehead, "fer-de-lance", "barba amarilla" and "mapepire balsain" — is a highly venomous pit viper species found in the tropical lowlands of northern South America east of the Andes. No subspecies are currently recognized.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Mike Melton
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By Mike Melton

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Uploaded Jan 14, 2023. Captured in 67HF5RX7+QR.