Transcaucasian Sand Viper

The Transcaucasian Sand Viper (Vipera transcaucasiana) is a venomous snake and a reptile.

The Transcaucasian Sand Viper is light-grey to silvery-grey with a black narrow-banded pattern. It has a nasal horn.

Transcaucasian Sand Viper

Transcaucasian Sand Viper

 

It measures 75 centimetres (30 inches) in length.

The Transcaucasian Sand Viper is native only to Georgia and northern Turkey.

Transcaucasian Sand Viper

Transcaucasian Sand Viper

Transcaucasian Sand Viper

Transcaucasian Sand Viper

 

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

 

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