As Seen In: USA Today, Discovery Channel, US News & World Report
Wilderness Survival

Featured Member Video

Survival Tarp

More Videos by IA Woodsman
View larger or ask the author a question.
View all wilderness survival videos


Recent Forum Posts RSS

Thread Title Replies
Gentleman's Bowie 3
My thoughts on “survival knives.” 19
The .30 Remington Story 12
Net Making Demonstration 0
do u think this is true?? 12
The first step... 7
Our Tiny Cabin Build 65
What ever happened to...? 8
For you new folks. 79
What are you cooking today and how? 2031
Members: 13751 | Posts: 435351
Come Join the Discussion Today!



Our site has been mentioned in:

U.S. News and World Report
Best of the Web - Site of the Week 8/6/01

Discovery Channel Canada
One Week in the Wilderness

USA Today
Hot Sites 08/08/2005


Sand viper
Cerastes vipera

Description: Usually uniformly very pallid, with three rows of darker brown spots

Characteristics: A very small desert dweller that can bury itself in the sand during the day's heat. It is nocturnal, coming out at night to feed on lizards and small desert rodents. It has a short temper and will strike several times. Its venom is hemotoxic.

Habitat: Restricted to desert areas.

Length: Average 45 centimeters, maximum 60 centimeters.

Distribution: Northern Sahara, Algeria, Egypt, Sudan, Nigeria, Chad, Somalia, and central Africa.

Back to Poisonous Snakes and Lizards




Copyright © 2001 - 2014 Jalic Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Advertise Here | Contact Us