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Horse shoe pit viper habitat Horse shoe pit viper is a small snake about a foot length that are endemic to western ghats of Southern India primarily Nilgiris and Silent Valley, but are thought to be more widespread. Not much is known about it behavior or its reproduction.<br />
A snake that I longed to see in these magical blue mountains since a long time. With this I have seen all the pit vipers found in Southern India except the mythical Hutton&#039;s :P Trimeresurus strigatus,endemic,habitat,pit viper,tamil nadu,venomous,western ghats Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Horse shoe pit viper habitat

Horse shoe pit viper is a small snake about a foot length that are endemic to western ghats of Southern India primarily Nilgiris and Silent Valley, but are thought to be more widespread. Not much is known about it behavior or its reproduction.
A snake that I longed to see in these magical blue mountains since a long time. With this I have seen all the pit vipers found in Southern India except the mythical Hutton's :P

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  1. Wonderful find, Karthik! Love the composition showing both the species and this amazing background. Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thank you Ferdy :) Posted 2 years ago

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''Trimeresurus strigatus'' is a venomous pitviper species found in the Western Ghats. No subspecies are currently recognized.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
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Uploaded Dec 25, 2016. Captured Sep 11, 2016 16:21.
  • NIKON D7200
  • f/16.0
  • 1/50s
  • ISO250
  • 24mm