Range and habitat:
Size / weight range:
The venom of the bushmaster is less toxic than many other snakes, but it produces large quantities and has very long fangs making it a very dangerous animal. Fatal bites are not uncommon.
is one of the few pitvipers that lays eggs. Females have been observed
coiled around their eggs during incubation. This provides substantial
protection from potential egg eating predators.
Location at The Toledo Zoo: