13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Vipera berus

The photo is showing Vipera berus, the only poisonous snake living in Slovakia. It is caugth in threatening position when disturbed by me. I encountered it on a trail during hiking in West Tatras. The photo is taken by simple digital camera Lumix set on automatic focus mode.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 08.2015
Photo Location: Slovakia
Camera: DMC-F3
Copyright: © Patrícia Klobušiaková