The body of these snakes patterned in the shape of the letter “C”.
In South America, the Amazon basin in Peru, biologists have discovered a previously unknown species of Viper, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Apostrophe.
New species scientists have named Bothrops sonene – named after the river which flows in the region of Madre de Dios and in the language of the local Indians sounds like Sonene. The Viper differs from others in that it has a light green color with spots in the shape of the letter “C” on the back and a peculiar form of scales on the head and body.
Bothrops sonene belongs to the family Viper or piperovic. They have a pair of relatively long, hollow teeth that are used to highlight the venom of poisonous glands behind the upper jaw.
A new kind of Viper serpentary found during the monitoring of the biodiversity of the National Park of Bouacha-Sonene.