Bushmaster (Snake)


Common name : Bushmasters, Atlantic forest bushmaster

Scientific name : Lachesis

Family : Viperidae

Native to : Amazon basin of South America

Interesting fact : They can survive with less than 10 large meals a year.

Conservation status : Vulnerable

As a pit viper, they have heat-sensing infrared pits between eyes and nostrils to sense their prey. They are divided into three species. The 2.0 to 2.4 metres long snakes are yellow, red or brown with dark blotches. They love cool and moist tropical forests and eat small mammals and birds. They are one of the few vipers that lay eggs.

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