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  Pope's Pit Viper

 

Very strong hemotoxic venom! Painful, strong swelling around the bite wound.

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A Pope's Pit Viper. The dorsal surface of this species is medium green and the ventral scales pale green. The first row of body scales are white, creating a body stripe which extends from the head to the tail.

 

Occasionally this white stripe may have a reddish stripe underneath. It has a typical triangular head and its eyes are generally greenish yellow in colour. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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  Pope's Pit Viper