Western Gaboon Viper

Patient Pursuit: Camouflaged, the Gaboon viper buries itself among the leaves on the forest floor and waits for prey to come close before striking.

Latin name: Bitis rhinoceros Where: Reptile House Length: 4 to 6 ft Venomous: Venomous Habitat: Tropical forest Diet: Rodents and other small mammals Range: Central Africa

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Reptile House