Atheris hispida is also known as spiny brush viper or hairy brush viper. The native place for them is Central Africa. They are venomous snakes with powerful poison. They grow up to 70 – 72 cm in length. Their distinguished appearance makes them one of the most recognizable snakes in all over the world. They live far from the human settlements so the bites are very rare.
Long Nosed Vine Snake
The long nosed vine snake or the green snake is green tree snake which are endemic in India, Thailand, Vietnam and Bangladesh. The green snake is mildly venomous. The main food for them is frog and lizard. The main weapon against the prey is the binocular vision. It enables them to strike with a great accuracy. The vine snakes are slow movers but their camouflage overlays this defect.
Horned vipers are also known as cerastes vipers or North American desert vipers. They are commonly found in North American deserts and semi-deserts. There are 3 known subspecies of horned vipers. They are small venomous snakes, averagely 50 cm in length, and belong to venomous vipers’ family. They have one horn over each eye that gives them one of the most special appearances through snakes.
Flying snakes are Native in Southeastern Asia. They belong to Colubridae family. They are mildly poisonous and the bite is harmless for the human. The exclusiveness of this snake is that they can “fly” from the trees to a ground or on the branch of the other tree and land on their stomach. They can glide up to 100 meters in air. The main preys for them are lizards, frogs and other small mammals.
Tentacled snake is a native in Southeaster Asia. Having the two tentacles they are the unique species of snake. These tentacles are used for detecting movement in water to strike the prey. These snakes are very fast, it takes only 15 milliseconds to attack the prey. They are venomous snakes but the poison is not dangerous for human.