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Central America Reptiles and Amphibians


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Fer-de-Lance Snake Photo
Fer-de-Lance Snake Photo

Fer-de-Lance Snake Photo

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There are numerous snake species in Central America. Most are harmless, but a few are dangerous. The Fer-de-Lance is a venomous pit viper found throughout Central America, responsible for the majority of snakebite incidents in the region. If you see one, hurry in the other direction.

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