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The tiny yet deadly jaws!!  Echis carinatus,bangalore,deadly,haemotoxic,india,karnataka,saw scaled viper,venomous,viper Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Messed up the metering while taking the image!! Posted 4 years ago
    1. I love the effect though, looks like a real action scene! By the way, can you please set the country? Posted 4 years ago
      1. Thank you Fredy! Posted 4 years ago
  2. 90mm lens… that's way closer than I'd want to get to a venomous snake... Posted 4 years ago
    1. Me too !!!! Posted 4 years ago, modified 4 years ago
    2. Yep a little closer and that was very reason i messed up the metering when it opened its mouth and adjusted its fangs!! Posted 4 years ago

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''Echis carinatus'' commonly called the ''saw-scaled viper'' is a venomous viper species found in parts of the Middle East and Central Asia, and especially the Indian subcontinent. It is the smallest member of the Big Four snakes which are responsible for causing the most snakebite cases and deaths, due to various factors including their frequent occurrence in highly populated regions, and their inconspicuous nature. Five subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described.. more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by karthik_ak
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By karthik_ak

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Uploaded Jun 11, 2015. Captured Jan 17, 2015 23:29.
  • NIKON D5100
  • f/3.5
  • 1/80s
  • ISO500
  • 90mm