Olmecan Pit Viper For Sale
Olmecan Pit Viper For Sale (Metlapilcoatlus olmec) is a venomous pitviper species found in Mexico. No subspecies are currently recognized.
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Description of Olmecan Pit Viper For Sale
Extremely stout, females are known to reach a maximum of 77.0 cm in length, males 61.8 cm.
Found at elevations of 800-1,500 m in Mexico on the upper slopes of the Sierra de Los Tuxtlas in southern Veracruz. Also found in eastern Oaxaca, and from northwestern Chiapas to Guatemala. The type locality given is “crest of Cerro Egega, 1100 m, municipality of Catemaco” (Veracruz, Mexico).
This species is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (v3.1, 2001). Species are listed as such due to their wide distribution, presumed large population, or because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category. The population trend is stable. Year assessed: 2007.
- Very Toxic Venom, Not For Handling
- Originating Out Of Mexico And Guatemala
- Highly Arboreal So Be Sure To Provide A Taller Setup With Plenty Of Branches For Climbing And Perching