Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Nine endangered vipers born at the St. Louis Zoo

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Nine venomous baby ocellate mountain vipers were born at the St. Louis Zoo this August. This is an impostant event for the species. It is native to Northen Turkey and was thought to be extinct for 140 years. It was rediscovered in 1983.
endangered vipers
The snake has a pattern of orangish-brown spots. This helps the snake blend in to its natural mountainous surroundings.

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