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Photo Essay: Venom From Around the World

Peringuey's Desert Adder

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Photo: Dr. Zoltan Takacs

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Peringuey's Desert Adder

This Namibian species has adapted to its desert environment by being able to sink into the sand or by moving atop it with side-winding movements.

Photo Essay

Photo Essay