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Malcolm’s Tree Viper

Malcolm’s Tree Viper is a species of medium size pit vipers that are found in a limited region in Malaysia.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Viperidae
    Genus Trimeresurus
    Species T. malcolmi
    Scientific Name Trimeresurus malcolmi

    Other Names Malcolm’s pitviper, Malcolm’s pit viper, Mt. Kinabalu pit viper
    Length/Size More than 5 feet
    Body Coloration Green with faint gray bands all over the body; the belly is bright greenish yellow
    Range/Distribution East Malaysia
    Habitat Dense woody areas, bushes, fields, and grasslands
    Diet/Food Various kinds of amphibians, rodents and small mammals, arthropods
    Venom Facts Venomous
    Breeding Season During the rains
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    IUCN Conservation Status Near Threatened

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    Published on February 9th 2019 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 17th June 2019.

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