Sunda Island pitviper, Cryptelytrops insularis, in defensive posture. The snake's heat-sensing pits are visible between the eye and the nostril. Cosidered an arboreal species throughout most of its range, but in Timor-Leste it is most often found on the ground. Baucau District of Timor-Leste (East Timor).
- © Dan Suzio
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