Largest Palm Pit Viper Ever

Palm Pit Vipers are a species of venomous snakes commonly found in the tropical forests of South America.

These snakes are known for their distinctive and striking appearance,  with green and yellow scales that blend seamlessly into the surrounding  foliage.

Despite their beauty, palm pit vipers are highly venomous, containing a  potent mix of toxins that can cause severe medical complications in  humans.

Endemic to the region, it resides in the mesic forests at elevations ranging from 500 to 1,500 meters

creating an intricate dance with the climate and topography

The species’ name, marchi, pays homage to the late herpetologist Douglas H. March

Adults of Bothriechis marchi often surpass 80 centimeters in total length, tail included.

The record-breaking individual, measuring an astounding 96.8 centimeters

The allure of Bothriechis marchi lies not only in its size but also in the intricate details of its physicality.

Clad in vibrant green scales, these vipers effortlessly blend into the foliage

Call for help: Immediately call for emergency medical assistance or dial 911.

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