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Juvenile Female Adder Caught for some photos in the evening on a slope facing right into the sun. Loved the pattern on this certain individual! Geotagged,Summer,United Kingdom,Vipera berus,macro,reptile,snake Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Juvenile Female Adder

Caught for some photos in the evening on a slope facing right into the sun. Loved the pattern on this certain individual!

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  1. Wow, good capture! Posted 3 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
Species identified by TristanV
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By TristanV

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Uploaded Jun 25, 2016. Captured Jun 24, 2016 17:31 in Vicarage Rd, Chobham, Woking, Surrey GU24 8BP, UK.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/256s
  • ISO1250
  • 100mm