“White-lipped Pit Viper ” It’s vicious and aggressive venomous snake native to Southeast Asia

There are a total of 28 species of pit viper in the world. The white-lipped pit viper (Trimeresurus albolabris) is one among the same family.

They are known as Cryptelytrops albolabris, formerly as Trimeresurus albolabris. Most pit vipers are endemic to Southeast Asia.

The white-lipped pit viper (Trimeresurus albolabris) is endemic to India, in specific northeast India, and also Nepal, Bangladesh, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Thailand.

They are also spotted in certain national parks and conservationcenters. They belong to the genus Trimeresurus.

The white-lipped pit viper (Trimeresurus albolabris) is a carnivore that feeds on birds, rats, and other smaller-sized animals.

The white-lipped pit viper (Trimeresurus albolabris) is a venomoussnake and is in turn eaten by predator birds like the peregrine and falcon.

When predator birds consume them as prey, they get degraded by their stomach acid, making white-lipped pit viper (Trimeresurus albolabris) edible for the birds.

Female snakes tend to be longer as compared to male snakes. The white-lipped green pit viper is mostly solitary and sedentary in nature.

White-lipped pit vipers are green above and besides their head, and below their eyes is yellow, white, or pale green. The pale green on the side of their head is much lighter than the rest of the head.

Their eyes are yellow to orange. Both males and females have yellow eyes. A light ventrolateral stripe is present in most males but is not seen in females.

The tailend is not mottled brown. Females tend to be longer in length as compared to males.

White-lipped pit vipers are largely sedentary and tend to move less. They are quick to attack, and their bites are venomous.

White-lipped pit vipers are carnivorous and feed on food close to their range.

Their range is in trees in the forests. The white-lipped pit viper eats amphibians like frogs, insects, and birds.

The white-lipped island pit viper habitat consists of tree branches and resides in cooler areas. Trimeresurus albolabris avoid extreme heat and are quick in attacking their prey.

Trimeresurus albolabris are sedentary beings and prefer residing by themselves and come together only during mating.

The black mamba is the fastest and deadliest snake. It possesses venom, which can be fatal. It is gray to black colored.

The gray highlights on its scales predominantly, however, have an overall black appearance.

Tree viper white-lipped breedingseason begins in May. The tree viper (white-lipped) is largely viviparous and gives birth to 10-20 young.

The gestation period lasts 129-157 days. The young snakelet usually develops within the adult female, and the female is protective of her offspring.

Female snakes are usually most involved in raising the young. In most instances, snakes lay eggs, for example, the rainbow snake.

The white-lipped tree viper average lifespan is from 9-11 years. The oldest snake in the world is the ball python and lived 62 years.

The snake bite is venomous. It can kill humans if the venom enters the blood. The snakes bite and release venom into their prey; they hold onto their prey until it’s completely dead.

Birds that consume them bite into the snake, and the venom they produce is digested by the acids in their stomach, making it ineffective.












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