New addition to collection

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New addition to collection

Postby Carlo » Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:28 pm

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The Philippines is really a great place for exotic snakes.
Strange to know that highly venomous snakes are extremely hard to find even the indigenous ones.

But in places like Mambukal and Bohol island these vipers are plentiful.Bit red tape around permits but not impossible.
On Batanes Island we find the extremely rare white viper.
New addition to collection: Pair of local Bohol pitvipers.True gems of the East
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Re: New addition to collection

Postby reptile » Mon Jan 05, 2015 3:31 pm

Very Pretty snakes!!!! Congrats!!
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Re: New addition to collection

Postby Westley Price » Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:32 pm

Very cool man.

I hope I dont sound daft, but the two snakes pictured do not even look like the same species.

Ignoring the colour differences, the build looks different, the heads look different and the amount of keeling on the scales look different.
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Re: New addition to collection

Postby moe » Mon Jan 05, 2015 11:00 pm

Yeah i agree westly.

At the risk of sounding stupid is the one with white stripes not a waglers viper?
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Re: New addition to collection

Postby Serpent » Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:34 am

I also would not class them as "mildly venomous".
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Re: New addition to collection

Postby Savu » Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:57 pm

Gee whizz! Beautiful. Trimersurus is my favorite venomous snake. I know they probably changed the name,but I'll stick to that. Awesome
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Re: New addition to collection

Postby Ruan Stander » Fri Jan 09, 2015 12:15 pm

They are quite pretty and I'm with Serpent regarding venom potency.
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