16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Baby Wagler’s Pit Viper in the jungle close to Penang, Malaysia

Baby Wagler’s Pit Viper resting on a tree in the jungle close to Penang, Malaysia. These snakes are commonly referred to as "temple" snakes as they are abundant residents of the Temple of the Azure Cloud (Snake Temple) in Penang.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Penang, Malaysia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Masha Khomenko