Eyelash vipers are found in Central and South America. The head of this snake is triangular, with an expanded supraciliary that resembles eyelashes.
Bothriechis schlegelii, the eyelash viper, is endemic to Central and South America. This snake can only be found in heavily forested sea-level woods.
Both male and female eyelash vipers have a similar appearance. Females have a bigger body size than men.
Female eyelash vipers may reach a length of 36 inches. Males reach a maximum length of 34 inches and are usually invariably shorter and thinner than females.
Eyelash vipers may be handled with care by humans. Only experienced snake keepers should try to handle eyelash vipers
These snakes are nocturnal, however unlike many other snake species, they do not hide during the day. To read more