Vipers
Vipers
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ABout Vipers

Vipers have a pair of long, hinged fangs that can fold back against the roof of the mouth when not in use.

The venom of vipers affects blood cells and causes internal hemorrhaging. Most vipers give birth to live young, although some lay eggs. Vipers are found in a wide range of climates, even north of the Arctic Circle.

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FACTS & STATISTICS
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Average Size
17 inches to
8 feet long
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Native Region
Guinea, United States and Australia
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Eating Habits
Frogs, lizards, small mammals, and birds.
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Conservation Status
Least concern to vulnerable
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Where are they at the Zoo?
The Vipers are located in the Desert Dome.
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