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Cottonmouth A very cool snake I was excited to find for the first time. These guys seem to be all about show as he was a very mild tempered snake. Agkistrodon piscivorus,Geotagged,Spring,United States,macro,reptile,viper Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Cottonmouth

A very cool snake I was excited to find for the first time. These guys seem to be all about show as he was a very mild tempered snake.

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  1. ..how do you do find them like that!! such impressive! Posted 2 years ago
  2. Another Pit Viper if left alone and not got at by pythons and Burmese Pythons lives by water very impressive snake. Posted 2 years ago

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''Agkistrodon piscivorus'' is a venomous snake, a species of pit viper, found in the southeastern United States. Adults are large and capable of delivering a painful and potentially fatal bite. When antagonized, they will stand their ground by coiling their bodies and displaying their fangs. Although their aggression has been exaggerated, individuals may bite when feeling threatened or being handled. This is the world's only semiaquatic viper, usually found in or near water, particularly in slow-moving.. more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by TristanV
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Uploaded May 12, 2016. Captured Apr 18, 2016 22:02 in 400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO1000
  • 100mm