Ammodytes

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

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Ammodytes

Postby Chantel » Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:20 pm

Gavin had this one out the other night while he was cleaning cages, and I just had to take some pics. I think they are beautiful, and so many stunning colour variations!

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Re: Ammodytes

Postby Chantel » Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:21 pm

Sorry, I forgot to mention the common name ... Long Nose Viper (Vipera Ammodytes)
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Re: Ammodytes

Postby Boskobra » Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:09 pm

Absolutely beautiful Chantel, the paterns and colours are something!
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Re: Ammodytes

Postby shadowfoot » Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:36 pm

Great patterns and just a stunning snake.
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Re: Ammodytes

Postby Bushviper » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:12 pm

They are so under rated. They are lovely snakes.
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Re: Ammodytes

Postby bradmiller » Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:13 am

Stunning - next on my list!
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Re: Ammodytes

Postby poobsta » Thu Apr 19, 2012 5:19 pm

Euro vipers are definately something I would like to focus a lot of attention on. Just a question Chantal is this ammodytes meridionalis? Very Very beautiful snakes
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Re: Ammodytes

Postby kfc223 » Sun Apr 22, 2012 10:23 am

Amazing snakes!
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Re: Ammodytes

Postby Chantel » Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:25 am

Sorry for the late reply! These are V. A. Meridionalis, Prespa Lake locality.

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