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Rainforest Hog-nosed Pitviper

Rainforest Hog-nosed Pitviper
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Copyright: Luis Vargas (Chiza) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-07-26
Categories: Reptiles
Exposure: f/4, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-08-12 17:27
Viewed: 1972
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Porthidium nasutum
Rainforest Hog-nosed Pitviper, Tamagá, Guápiles, Limón, Costa Rica, julio 2014.

Reino: Animalia
Filo: Chordata
Subfilo: Vertebrata
Clase: Reptilia
Orden: Squamata
Suborden: Serpentes
Familia: Viperidae
Subfamilia: Crotalinae
Género: Porthidium
Especie: P. nasutum
(Bocourt, 1868)

Bothrops nasutus - Bocourt, 1868
Porthidium nasutum - Cope, 1871
Bothriopsis proboscideus - Cope, 1875

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-08-12 18:18]

Hello Luis,
An awesome looking pit viper displayed in an attractive coiled up pose. The colors and markings are simply gorgeous. I love the lighting and overall composition. What a neat looking image!!

This a WONDERFUL image........

hallo Luis
Great shot with good details and beautifulcolours
thanks greeting lou

Amazing one Luis, i liked it quiet a lot. thanks

Hello Luis-Excellent picture.What an fabulous gift to TN.Very well captured this PitViper.Nice details and colour.Nice atmosphere.Thanks for sharing.Regards and have a nice time-Srikumar

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-08-13 6:34]

Hi Luis,you were brave to go so close this dangerous viper...ehehe..an excellent capture despite the pose and the difficult light,the best detail on the right place,the face.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-08-13 7:30]

Hello Luis,
This is very special. What a marvelous photo of this beautiful snake. Great pose, colours and sharpness.

Amazing viper Luis! Impressive photo with very good composition, wonderful lighting and good sharpness.

amazing snake, TFS Ori

such a beautiful snake - I wonder how you find all your great subjects - think I will have to come to your place one day!!
thanks for showing

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