ECHIS :: SAW SCALED VIPER
It is found in middle east, India,Africa,Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Saw scaled viper is common name.Their some of spices of viper causing most snakebite cases and also death in the world. There are 8 spices till now recognized of them.
Saw scaled viper are small snake. The largest spices length is almost below 90cm and the smallest is about 30cm. The head is small and short but wide pear shaped and distinct from neck.
The venom of this viper consists mostly of hemotoxins and cytotoxins. Venom toxicity varies among different spices.
They have characteristic threat display, rubbing sections of their body together to produce sizzling warning sound.