Photo category: Sandy desertVertebrates specimen collectionNatural History Museum of Crete exhibition
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition
- Photo taken by: Trikali, M.
- Photo taken date: March 2013
Sandy desert diorama
Photo of a Horned viper, Cerastes cerastes which is a highly venomous sand-dwelling viper. The Horned Viper ambushes its prey covering itself with sand for camouflage. It is primarily a nocturnal animal, feeding on small mammals and lizards.