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Non-Chelonian reptiles in the markets


Deinagkistrodon acutus - Hundred-pace viper (AKA 5-pace viper)

200-300 RMB/Kg ($26-40 US)

China, Taiwan, Viet Nam

This is considered to be the most toxic of the Asian pit vipers.  It was available in many of the stalls of the Chao Tou market.


 

 

 


 

 

 

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