Atheris ceratophorus (Usambara bush viper)

Snakes exotic to South Africa with venoms that are considered to be medically important.

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Re: Atheris ceratophorus (Usambara bush viper)

Postby poobsta » Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:15 am

Sorry to bring up an old topic but does anyone have any information on acquiring these and there prices? Thanks
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Re: Atheris ceratophorus (Usambara bush viper)

Postby Pieter89 » Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:27 pm

bradmiller wrote:They shed like normal... the shed comes off the "horns" - superciliary scales - the same as it comes off the eyes.
If there is a bad shed and skin remains on the "horn" without being removed it can permanently damage the superciliary scales.

I do not want to be the guy trying to get the shed off the "horns" - :!:
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