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Common adder (Vipera berus), female. This snake has large fangs with which it bites its prey (mainly small mammals), injecting its venom. Found in northern and central Europe and Asia, it hibernates in winter, being active from April to September. Photographed in April, in Surrey, UK.
Model release not required. Property release not required.