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Finally! After two and half years living in England and countless hours in the field in search of these vipers I have finally found one! Nothing beats the adrenaline of finding such a dangerous gem. Geotagged,Spring,United Kingdom,Vipera berus,adder,reptile,snake,viper Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Finally!

After two and half years living in England and countless hours in the field in search of these vipers I have finally found one! Nothing beats the adrenaline of finding such a dangerous gem.

    comments (5)

  1. What a find! Congrats, Tristan. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you once again! Posted 4 years ago
  2. Wow... congratulations! I spent many years trying to find adders in the UK but never have i seen one... my dad and sister did when i was young, but never me!

    Absolutely stunning image... great focus, composition and sharpness. well done! :)
    Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks John! I hope you do manage to find one someday as they are very cool Posted 4 years ago
      1. Thanks... although, i am content here in India at the moment! ;) Posted 4 years ago

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''Vipera berus'', the common European adder or common European viper, is a venomous viper species that is extremely widespread and can be found throughout most of Western Europe and all the way to Far East Asia. Known by a host of common names including ''Common adder'' and ''Common viper'', adders have been the subject of much folklore in Britain and other European countries. They are not regarded as highly dangerous; the snake is not aggressive and usually only bites when alarmed or disturbed... more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
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Uploaded Apr 24, 2015. Captured Apr 24, 2015 11:56 in 62A High Street, Esher, Surrey KT10 9RG, UK.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/3.5
  • 1/512s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm