Eurasian viper


Common name: Eurasian viper

Scientific name: Vipera aspis 

Class: Reptilia

Order: Squamata

Family: Viperidae

Nutrition piccoli uccelli, topi, lucertole.

Features: It has a triangular-shaped head and a short, squat tail. Like all reptiles, it must expose itself to sunlight to raise its body temperature. 

When temperatures fall below 4 °C, it ceases all activity and takes refuge inside a cavity or crevice in the ground to protect itself from frost and rain

Curiosity: The term asp is referred to the name of the species.

North-western France, northern Spain, south-western Switzerland, Italy
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