Photo category:
Ungulate Ecosystems - Cyprus
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Blunt-nosed Viper
Scaled Reptiles
Ungulate Ecosystems (Cyprus) diorama

Photo of a Blunt-nosed Viper, Macrovipera lebetina, a big viper, up to 180 cm long, deadly venomous. It lives in all ecosystems of Cyprus, from the sea level to the high mountains. It feeds on a variety of small vertebrates. It is a relative species to the Viper of the Milos island, Greece.