Horned Viper
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horned viper
Common Name Horned Viper
Scientific Name Cerastes cerastes
Range North Africa; Middle East
Status No critical status at this time
Comments The Horned Viper is sometimes referred to as the Saharan Horned Viper. It is a venomous snake and it's names refers to a pair of supraocular horns (horns above it's eyes).

Equipment Used
( Camera, Lens, Flash, etc.)

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards
Classification Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Subfamily: Viperinae
Genus: Cerastes
Species: C. cerastes

last update 5/26/08
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