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Copperhead This Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix originates from North America.<br />
Saw it at Dangerous Creatures exhibit in uShaka Marine World, Durban. Agkistrodon contortrix,Copperhead,Durban,Geotagged,South Africa,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Copperhead

This Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix originates from North America.
Saw it at Dangerous Creatures exhibit in uShaka Marine World, Durban.

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  1. uShaka...went there several years ago. Pretty weird the old ship wreck that they turned into an exhibit, right? Posted 2 years ago
    1. Yes, that's the place. Posted 2 years ago

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''Agkistrodon contortrix'' is a species of venomous snake found in North America, a member of the Crotalinae subfamily. The more common name for the species is the "copperhead." The behavior of ''Agkistrodon contortrix'' may lead to accidental encounters with humans. Five subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Sep 23, 2016. Captured Mar 11, 2014 20:56 in 77 Joe Slovo St, Durban, 4001, South Africa.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/5.6
  • 1/60s
  • ISO900
  • 52mm