2 records

These are a family of venomous snakes found in most parts of the world, excluding Antarctica, Australia, New Zealand, Madagascar, Hawaii, various other isolated islands, and north of the Arctic Circle. All have relatively long, hinged fangs that permit deep penetration and injection of venom.


Pit vipers

Total Records: 3

In the Old World from eastern Europe eastward through Asia to Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, peninsular India and Sri Lanka; in the New World from southern Canada southward through Mexico and Central America to southern South America

True vipers

Total Records: 2

Europe, Asia, and Africa