terça-feira, 14 de junho de 2011

JARARACA SNAKE

The scribe Valdemir Mota de Menezes has met many times this type of snake in the Garden of Eden site and its surroundings, as seen in this video.

video

Source:
http://www.achetudoeregiao.com.br/animais/jararaca.htm

The pit viper is one of the best known venomous snakes in Brazil. The people therefore often called pit vipers bad people, mainly in-law. The pit viper can reach over 1 m in length. Occurs from Rio Grande do Sul to the south of Bahia and eastern Mato Grosso. She lives in fields, woods and cultivated fields especially, where large numbers of rodents, which constitute their food.

Venomous snakes in Brazil are easily identifiable because of the loreal pit. This pit consists of two holes located between the nostril and eye, one on each side of the head.



Except for the coral-true, all venomous snakes in Brazil have loreal pit. Thus, being a 3 to 4 m of the snake, you can know whether or not it is poisonous.
The pit vipers are oviparous animals. This means that the embryo develops entirely within the egg, the egg is located in the female's oviduct, or egg is "shocked" within the female. The pit vipers have a time from 12 to 18 pups.

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