Vipera berus nikolskii

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Vipera berus nikolskii

Post by Evgeny Kotelevsky » December 7th, 2016, 12:54 am

I encountered this venomous snake during a walk in the wood in the middle of May

Province of Saratov, Russian Federation

Vipera berus nikolskii

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Post by Jeff » December 7th, 2016, 4:03 pm

Evgeny

The black morph really contrasts the red eyes.

Do you have a picture of the habitat?

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Post by Evgeny Kotelevsky » December 7th, 2016, 10:25 pm

Jeff wrote:Evgeny

The black morph really contrasts the red eyes.

Do you have a picture of the habitat?

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I have no photos of the habitat but I can describe it: mixed forest growing on sandy soil; primary wood species: Quercus robur, Pinus sylvestris, Acer platanoides and Populus tremula; mostly steppe grass species: Salvia officinalis, Artemisia absinthium and others

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Post by Evgeny Kotelevsky » May 12th, 2017, 5:15 am

Vipera berus nikolskii from my last herp trip. 7.5.2017, Province of Saratov, Russian Federation

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Post by tomharten » May 12th, 2017, 10:39 am

Those are stunning! Awesome photos of a beautiful animal. Thanks for sharing!

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Post by mfb » May 14th, 2017, 5:52 am

Beautiful!

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