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Malabar Pit Viper      They are truly awesome.. Vipers are very Beautiful. I don&#039;t know why people are  scared of them.. Pit vipers are calm and they avoid humans.. Yes they are venomous and it adds to their beauty!! <br />
     Malabar pit vipers are found in Maharashtra in Amboli and from there till southern Western ghats..<br />
     October is not season to spot malabar pit and I got opportunity to visit this place in October only.. It was my first time in Amboli and let me tell you.. You&#039;ll find snakes everywhere.. and that night I found in and all 3 malabar pit vipers and I was more than happy&gt;&gt; Fall,Geotagged,Herp,IncredibleIndia,India,Maharashtra,Malabar,Malabar pit viper,Reptiles,Serpent,Trimeresurus malabaricus,abhitap,amboli,pit,reptile,sahyadri,snake,viper,western ghats Click/tap to enlarge

Malabar Pit Viper

They are truly awesome.. Vipers are very Beautiful. I don't know why people are scared of them.. Pit vipers are calm and they avoid humans.. Yes they are venomous and it adds to their beauty!!
Malabar pit vipers are found in Maharashtra in Amboli and from there till southern Western ghats..
October is not season to spot malabar pit and I got opportunity to visit this place in October only.. It was my first time in Amboli and let me tell you.. You'll find snakes everywhere.. and that night I found in and all 3 malabar pit vipers and I was more than happy>>

    comments (4)

  1. Superb! The west of India seems so rich in reptiles and amphibians, hoping you'll continue sharing them here :) Posted 4 years ago
    1. yea its totally because of Sahyadri mountain range.. I'll definitely do that :-) Posted 4 years ago
  2. Superb photography. That goes for all your images.

    Dave
    Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks :-) Posted 3 years ago

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''Trimeresurus malabaricus'' is a venomous pit viper species endemic to southwestern India. No subspecies are currently recognized.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by abhitap
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By abhitap

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Uploaded Mar 10, 2016. Captured Oct 8, 2015 00:48 in Unnamed Road, Sawantwadi, Amboli, Maharashtra 416510, India.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/7.1
  • 3s
  • ISO100
  • 185mm