saw-scaled viper


: a small but fierce and aggressive desert-dwelling viper (Echis carinatus) found from North Africa to India, having roughly keeled lateral scales, and being exceedingly venomous and responsible for many deaths especially in India

called also kupper

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“Saw-scaled viper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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