Bothrops jararaca, Brazilian lance head

Posted by GuilhermeBattistuzzo on Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:57 pm

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That's the Lance Head that lives in the Atlantic Rainforest of Brazilian east coast. it's Latin name is Bothrops jararaca. The Bothrops genus feeds mostly on small rodents, but is responsible for over 80% of the accidents involving people and poison snakes in Brazil.

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by Carol Clarke on Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:08 am
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Its clear to see how this handsome snake got its name! Very nice shot, Guilherme.

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by Ed Cordes on Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:06 pm
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Excellent pose showing the pit viper pit and the back of the head shape that is characteristic of the species.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:22 am
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Excellent portrayal. Glad you are not one of it's victims!
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by Ron Day on Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:54 pm
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The prominent lance head is quite Imposing. Nice shot.

by Gavin Falck on Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:46 pm
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A stunning photograph of an impressive snake.

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