Monday, July 18, 2005
Wagler's Pit Viper Tropidolaemus wagleri
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DateTimeDigitized - 2005:07:16 16:53:07
First time seeing a viper up close! spotted it at BTNR in the Hindhede Park while taking a course for guiding apparently this is just a juvenile... but beware! its poisonous.. i only dared approach nearer as it seemed oblivious to camera flashes and humans crowding around it for a good view... i reasoned that because of the cold weather it just had to crawl out into the relative open space to have a good sunbath else it prob starve at night cos its too slow. Notice the triangular head!
Snakes of Southeast Asia : Wagler's Pit Viper - Tropidolaemus wagleri
Posted by Kevin at 2:13 AM