Mountain Adders belong to an African viper species. Little is known about their venom, as well as their natural history.
|Scientific Name||Bitis parviocula|
|Other Names||Ethiopian mountain adder, small-eyed puff adder, Ethiopian viper, Ethiopian mountain viper|
|Length||Up to 29.6 inches|
|Color||Light brown to dark brown with spectacular geometrical shapes in moss green and greenish yellow along with small white spots|
|Distribution||Only in Ethiopia|
|Habitat||Forested areas and grassland, as well as near rocky streams|
|Diet||Amphibians and other smaller reptiles|