Echis carinatus

(redirected from South Indian saw-scaled viper)

Echis carinatus

(ĕ′kĭs kă-rĭ-nā′tŭs) [Gr. echis, viper + L carina, keel]
The Indian saw-scaled viper. Its venom contains a prothrombin activator, a potent anticoagulant.
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