Photo category:
Vertebrates specimen collection
Living Museum
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Nose-horned Viper
Scaled Reptiles
Living Museum
Phrygana diorama

Photo of the Nose-horned Viper, Vipera ammodytes, the most common venomous snake of Greece. It is absent from Crete and some small islands. It may be found from sea level to 2500m and preys upon small mammals, lizards, frogs and birds.