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  See-gaboon-viper - fdnyisworthit.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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The gaboon viper, bitis gabonica, is a large viper.
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 Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens: Gaboon Viper
The Gaboon viper is primarily active at night when it hunts for food such as rodents, hares, small monkeys, ground-living birds, and toads.
Gaboon vipers are passive hunters, waiting concealed in the leaf litter and waiting to strike at whatever small creatures pass within range.
The Gaboon viper is a thick-bodied, broad-headed snake.
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 Gaboon Viper
As is the case with many viper species, including North American pit vipers such as the Rattlesnake, the fangs of the Gaboon Viper are retractable and remain folding against the roof of the mouth while the snake is at rest.
A ground dwelling snake, the Gaboon Viper is an ambush predator.
The Gaboon Viper seems to have the ability to "dig in" to the leaf litter in a similar fashion to a flounder fish digging into the first few centimeters of the sand.
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 Venomous Snake Restraint: Gaboon Vipers
I have a copy of a paper somewhere on the physics of a Gaboon strike; it was theorized and pretty well tested out that one of the reasons they have extreme fecal retention is ballast to launch some of these impressive, spring loaded, flip ass over head airborne strikes.
It is generally easier to handle Gaboons than mambas because Gaboons sit there like a bump on a log, looking at you with their big froggy eyes and doing absolutely nothing while mambas are flying all over the room and trying to perch on your head or get under the nearest piece of heavy furniture.
Gaboons are ideal candidates for the "head masking" style of tubing as depicted here.
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 Gaboon Viper: WhoZoo
The Gaboon viper is a reptile of a solitary type.
Gaboon vipers are live bearers, bearing up to 30 young at a time.
The gaboon viper from the zoo, only made one move the whole time I was observing him.
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 Animals: Reptile Gaboon Viper
Gaboons’ have a unique pattern of colors that range from shades of brown to pinks and purples.
The Gaboon viper is found in the rainforests of central, west and east Africa.
Gaboon vipers play a large roll in controlling the rodent population in the rainforest.
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 stock photography, Gaboon Viper Pictures, Information, Photographs, Snakes, Bitis gabonica (Viperidae), Serpentes
The Gaboon Viper lives on the rain forest floor in the equatorial belt of Tropical Africa.
With age this viper grows a pair of large rostral horns.
The Gaboon Viper is the largest of the vipers and is one of three members of the African Giant vipers group.
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 Gaboon-viper-online - fdnyisworthit.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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 Gaboon viper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Diagnosis: A stout-bodied, broad-headed viper with a light head and nape, a dark brown or fl triangular mask from the eye to the back of the jaws, and a pair of side-by-side rhinoceros horns on the snout tip.
Natural History: Gaboon vipers have the distinction of having the longest fangs of any known snake, with a large pair measuring nearly 6 cm/3 inches in length.
These handsome vipers are nearly invisible on the forest floor where they blend in with the leaves and dappled lighting.
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 Gaboon Viper - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Gaboon viper is a terrestrial snake found in the rain forests of equatorial Africa.
An ambush predator, it spends most of its life camouflaged and motionless in the the leaf litter.
One of the three giant vipers of Africa, this thick-bodied reptile can grow to over 2 meters in length and weigh over 10 kg.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Gaboon_Viper   (194 words)

 Aberdare Ranges (Gaboon Viper) - Nyambura Kiarie
It is colorfully patterned in purple, brown and shades of pastel.
Once a Gaboon Viper has attached itself to prey, it will hang on tenaciously until the victim is dead.
In Kenya, the Gaboon Viper is found in the forests of Kakamega and notably in Ituru Forest.
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 Keeping Gaboon Vipers
In captivity Gaboon vipers seem fairly easy to care for because of their placid nature, but they are in fact difficult to keep.
At the moment I am keeping my Gaboon vipers in a 10 ft wide, 4 ft deep and 3 ft high enclosure, in which I have placed a treestump and a number of real plants to filter the light in such a manner that only a limited amount of light reaches the ground level.
Gaboons tend to attack their live prey with a lot of force (I mean A LOT of force!) and after they have struck, will not let go of the prey animal which is desperately trying to get away for a good 20 to 30 seconds.
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Regardless of this the Gaboon Viper is more placid than the Puff Adder and bites occur much less frequently than is so with the Puff Adder, however, bites do occur and when they do, it is very serious.
The Gaboon Viper is considered to be one of the most beatiful of snakes.
The Gaboon Vipers cryptic coloration and geometrical pattern give it excellent camouflage and even as large as it is, it becomes nearly invisible on the forrest floor, making it very easy to step on.
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 Gaboon viper venom - Topic Powered by eve community
Gaboons have the largest fangs but we have seen more yield from king cobras and king brownsnakes.
One thing to keep in mind, the Gaboon is fully capable of delivering an intramuscular envenomation, and the LD on that jumps from 12.5 to a 5.2.
Gaboons are sit and wait predators with a very fast strike.
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The Gaboon viper, is one of the heavyweights among its peers, this snake can reach 7ft in length and has the longest fangs of any snake-more than 2 inches long.
Saw-scaled vipers are so called due to the serrated scales on their lower flanks, which are dragged across each other as the snake uses its figure of eight threat display.
Eyelash vipers are primarily arboreal waiting stealthily in the thick foliage for a prey item to come within their reach.
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 Gaboon Viper
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 J's Viper and Cobra page
The gaboon viper belongs to the family viperdae and is found in Africa from Tanzania, Uganda, and to south of the sahara.
Snake hooks are also important although the gaboons aren't to go on them with their massive girth.
The Gaboon Vipers have the longest fangs in the world of any snake so they are very dangerous bites indeed, as they will be able to release alot more venom into their would be meal or predator.
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 Venomous Snakes - Gaboon viper
But if your son’s "pet" gaboon gets loose and bites someone and I’m on the jury, you’ll get no sympathy from me. You’d better be sure your 401(k) is in Costa Rica or the Cayman Islands.
with out the joking all her quesstion was is does anybody have a gaboon viper thats all nobody needed to make lengthly post on why they should not have on or there 10 year old son that she does not have.
me and my dad 2 had a gaboon with 1 and 1 fourth inch fangs but when my mom relised how tocxic its venom was she was very upset we had it so we got rid of it.But now we have a monical cobra she doesn’t even know about LOL.
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 Gaboon Viper Skull Replica
Gaboon Viper Skull - The Gaboon viper is native to central and western Africa.
Gaboons possess the largest fangs of any venomous snake, measuring up to 2" in length.
The Gaboons venom is a combination of hemotoxin and neurotoxin, effecting both the blood and nervous systems.
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Gaboon vipers are one of the reptile world's extreme animals.
Despite these large and potentially lethal weapons gaboon vipers are not out to kill anything other than their prey.
Like all venomous snakes, the purpose of their large teeth and venom is for feeding rather than defense.
www.reptilia.org /News/news_profile_gaboon.htm   (173 words)

 Rhinoceros Viper: WhoZoo
The rhinoceros viper, also called the river jack, can grow to be somewhat large in size.
This is unlike the gaboon viper, the largest of the vipers, who uses a considerably larger amount of venom.
Although most people would never see the rhino viper in the wild there are many who breed this extremely dangerous animal domestically.
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 * Gaboon viper - (Animals): Definition
The fangs of the king cobra are around 15mm long, but can deliver more venom than any other snake except the gaboon viper.
When threatened, the king cobra can raise itself up to one third of its length - in some cases this is taller than a man.
The brightly patterned Gaboon viper, Bitis gabonica, is the longest of the vipers and has a body diameter of up to 6 in.
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 Bitis gabonica . Enpsychlopedia
ISBN 0-89464-877-2. gaboon adder.Spawls S, Branch B. The Dangerous Snakes of Africa.
Effect of gaboon viper (Bitis gabonica) venom on blood coagulation, platelets, and the fibrinolytic enzyme system.
The Gaboon viper (Bitis gabonica) its biology, venom components and toxinology.
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 The Gaboon Viper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
gabonica is largest viper in Africa attaining weights of over 20 kg and possessing fangs up to 2 1/4 "long; like B. nasicornis, coloration is extremely cryptic, rendering it difficult to see on forest floor.
The Gaboon viper of Africa is the largest of the Puff Adder family, growing up to 6ft long.
It also holds the dubious record of having the longest fangs in the snake world, up to 2in long.
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 Gaboon Viper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
gabonica is largest viper in Africa attaining weights of over 20 kg and possessing fangs up to 2 1/4 "long; like B.
A single specimen probably caught below and outside the BINP boundaries is contained in the Carnegie Museum collections.
Size: largest African viper; to 1.8 m, TL.
www.calacademy.org /research/herpetology/frogs/frogsimp/reptiles/e31.htm   (72 words)

 Amazon.com: "gaboon viper": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
There are enzymes, like gabonase from the venom of the Gaboon viper (Bibs gabonica), which like thrombin catalyze the release of fibrinopeptides A and B from fibrinogen.
Snakes, large and small, were everywhere, from the whip-thin forest cobra to the gross, indolent, utterly lethal gaboon viper.
Gaboon Viper - Compare Prices -- Compare free price quotes from car dealers near you.
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 Sii Polyvalent Anti Snake Venom (Manufactured Product) - Serum Institute of India
The venom of the viper contains several enzymes which may be possibly act synergistically to produce shock, spontaneous haemorrhages in the organs and tissues, acute necrosis and death.
In case of Viper bite, some of the Anti Snake Venom Serum should also be injected around the site of the snake bite additionally to prevent gangrene which is one of the more distructive effects of localised Viper Venom on tissue.
In case of Gaboon, Russell's and Saw-scaled viper envenomation, sedatives such as small doses of barbiturate and/or analgesics (e.g.
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 Venomous Snakes - GABOON VIPER
Have you guys seen the picture on google, if you go to google and go to images and type in "gaboon viper" one of the pictures is of a guy with a massive gaboon.
Yes, gaboon vipers are sometimes referred to as adders.
I have been keeping constricters for 3.5 years now but I hope to get a gaboon when my daughter goes of to college in several years.
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 Gaboon Viper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Gaboon viper belongs to the Viperidae (Vipers) family of snakes.
The Gaboon viper can approach 6 feet in length, is well camouflaged amongst leaf litter, and has a wide, flat head.
It probably has the longest fangs (they can get to be about 2 inches in length) of any venemous snake.
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 Bitis gabonica, African gaboon viper photos, Phillip Colla Natural History Photography :: Online Photo Search
Bitis gabonica, African gaboon viper photos    ::    Phillip Colla Natural History Photography
African gaboon viper camouflage blends into the leaves of the forest floor.
This heavy-bodied snake is one of the largest vipers, reaching lengths of 4-6 feet (1.5-2m).
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