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Common Mock Viper This Common Mock Viper, Psammodynastes pulverulentus are non-venomous, small in size and usually coiled up when spotted and may strike in defence.  Fall,Geotagged,Hong Kong,Psammodynastes pulverulentus,mock viper,non-venomous,snake,viper Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Common Mock Viper

This Common Mock Viper, Psammodynastes pulverulentus are non-venomous, small in size and usually coiled up when spotted and may strike in defence.

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The common mock viper is a species of snake native to Asia. It is one of the few snake species to possess three hemipenes. Mock viper is a small snake, but it will form defensive coils and strike in viper-like fashion when threatened.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Aug 6, 2016. Captured Oct 3, 2015 23:02 in Tai Po Kau Forest Track - Kon Hang Section, Tai Po Kau, Hong Kong.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/22.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO200
  • 200mm