Meet Our Animals > Rhinoceros Viper
Quick Facts
Native to Africa
Primary Diet Small mammals, amphibians, fish
Adult Weight 10 pounds
Lifespan 8 years
Status Vulnerable

Rhinoceros Viper

The common name for the rhinoceros viper is the river jack snake. They have distinct horn-like scales on the tip of their nose. The venom from this species is used to treat certain venomous snake bites.


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