Amazon hognosed pitviper
Amazon hognosed pitviper (Porthidium hyoprora)
Pastaza-Amazon rain forest, ECUADOR, South America
Geographic range: Low elevation of Equatorial forests of Amazon Basin from Colombia, E Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and W Brazil.
Habitat: Found on leaf litter of very humid tropical forest floors near water. They have a non-prehensile tail and are terrestrial.
Venomous. Only hognosed pitpiver found in the Amazon