Rhino viper Bitis nasicornis pictures

Rhino viper Bitis nasicornis pictures

Postby Warren Klein » Sat Dec 12, 2009 11:28 am

A few pictures to share of the male Rhino viper I keep. Isn’t he just stunning!
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Following an afternoon rain shower I decided to take him for a for a slither outside.
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They really look good in the dappled shade and patches of sunlight!
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Watch your step, there could be a snake in the grass!
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Sssanks!
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Postby gaboon69 » Sat Dec 12, 2009 2:27 pm

Really stunning. The world's prettiest Bitis. Too many people tend to confuse stunning with rare these days. That animal is stunning.
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Postby Warren Klein » Sat Dec 12, 2009 4:18 pm

Thanks gaboon, have to agree with you stunning is the word!
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Postby groovy » Sat Dec 12, 2009 4:51 pm

Very Very nice...
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Postby ClintonT » Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:07 pm

Absolutely stunning snake.Thanks for sharing these great pics.
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Postby marc bt » Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:23 pm

Such a beautiful snake! One of my top 3.
I can't believe these guys can remain hidden in the bush with such bright and amazing colours. It's like a natural hybrid.
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Postby Bushviper » Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:37 pm

Is this one from Angola?
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Postby Alan Hyde » Sat Dec 12, 2009 9:05 pm

Bushviper wrote:Is this one from Angola?


That's what I was wondering, either that or it looks Kenyan. Stunning snake!
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Postby Warren Klein » Sun Dec 13, 2009 10:06 am

Thanks all, but the snakes last keeper told me that this specimen was originally from Uganda. All the wildlife I catch here in Angola is also released in Angola.
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Postby eyelash viper » Mon Dec 14, 2009 2:17 am

Verry nice .One day when im big .
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Re: Rhino viper Bitis nasicornis pictures

Postby adder » Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:17 am

Actually, that one is Bitis hoserae!
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Postby froot » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:54 pm

Actually, that one is Bitis hoserae!


Yes - on your little planet it is. Why don't you move on to the world of entomology. There is so much more unfinished work there that's begging for your assistance and I'm sure scientists in that field would be happy to have your input. Scientists in this field seem by comparison to be so ... crabby!

I approved this out a number of unapproved posts by this self-involved chap simply because some of us might find this quite amusing.
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Postby Venom » Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:50 pm

Thanks for that froot, at least somebody approved something for this 'world renowned' Australian Herpetologist......
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Postby Kennyakagera » Mon Aug 19, 2013 7:51 pm

HH What a beauty !!!! Definitely on my top list... Still have to find one in Rwanda ... Thanks for sharing and amazing snake as well !
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Postby Westley Price » Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:16 pm

Haha, couldn't help but chuckle.

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