Herp of the day

Herp of the day: Horned Adder

The Horned Adder (Bitis caudalis) is venomous snake species found in the arid region of southwest Africa, easily distinguished by the presence of a single, large horn-like scale over each eye. It usually averages 30–40 cm (12-16 inches) in total length (body + tail). The largest specimen reported is a female from southern Botswana measuring 51.5 … Continue reading