12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Italian meadow viper before a rainstorm

It was a very cloudy day and the temperature was low in Gran Sasso National Park. A rare italian meadow viper was still layed on the ground just befvore a strong rain.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Italy
Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Matteo Riccardo Di Nicola