Gaboon viper - List of viperine species and subspecies

Reptiles of the World.

Physical characteristics Vipers range widely in size, though are generally stocky with short tails.

The sexes may be distinguished by the length of the tail in relation to the total length of the body: around 12% for males and 6% for females.

Gaboon viper

Originally a name given by the , Gabon GabΓ£o refers to the estuary on which the town of was built, in , and to a narrow strip of territory on either bank of this arm of the sea.

In addition to killing prey and injuring predators, viper venom helps vipers digest their food, according to Sfetcu.

During the stunt, Schultz will conduct tests and extract venom from the reptiles that will be used for research.

They usually hunt by ambush, often spending long periods motionless, waiting for suitable prey to pass by, though they have been known to hunt actively, mostly during the first six hours of the night.

Description: From how sensitive were to the venom, Whaler 1971 estimated 14 mg of venom would be enough to kill a human being, equivalent to 0.

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Vipers can rotate their fangs together or independently, which allows them to wait until the last second to erect their fangs.

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