19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Blue Viper Strikes

As deadly as it is beautiful, this blue pit viper, photographed in Batam, Indonesia, is a specimen of one of the most aggressive and venomous snake species.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2020
Date Uploaded: 04.2021
Photo Location: Batam, Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Robin Yong
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