Russell's viper

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Russell's viper

[′rəs·əlz ′vī·pər]
(vertebrate zoology)
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The last births in Russell's vipers happened in 2008.
Unlike most snakes, which lay eggs, Russell's vipers give birth to live young ones.
The major families of snakes in India are elapidae which includes common cobra, king cobra and common krait; viperidae includes Russell's viper, saw scaled viper and pit vipers and hydrophiidae (sea snake).
By Mail Today Bureau in Bengaluru TWO software professionals were put behind bars after the forest department raided their home in Bengaluru and rescued venomous snakes, including Russell's Viper, kept as pets.

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