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Species Spotlight: Pseudocerastes urarachnoides
Facebook - In May of 2018 a small team from the Herpetological Education & Research Project traveled to Iran on a quest to find the most incredible snake species on Earth: the spider-tailed viper (Pseudocerastes urarachnoides). After many long, tiring days they were able to track down this snake of legend.
Little is known of this extraordinary viper. The spider-tailed viper is considered a “pinnacle” in snake evolution for various reasons. They are a perfect example of extreme niche specialization.
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