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

  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Milos viper
Scaled Reptiles
Living Museum
Phrygana diorama

Photo of a Milos viper, Macrovipera schweizeri, which is a highly venomous viper endemic to the Milos island group. Its closest relatives are found in North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean. It is highly prized by reptile collectors, especially in its red form.