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Eyelash Viper

Bothriechis schlegelii

Range

  • Central & South America

Habitat

  • Tropical rainforests
  • Mountain rainforests
  • Cloud forests

Diet

  • Small mammals
  • Small birds
  • Amphibians
  • Lizards

They are extremely variable in appearance, displaying a wide range of color morphs.

Color variations include yellow, green, red, brown even pink, as well as various combinations. They rely heavily on camouflage for hunting purposes, they are able to blend in with leaves, fruits, or flowers as they wait for prey.

 

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