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Echis (ek'is, ē'kis),
The saw-scaled or carpet viper, a genus of small (under 1 m), irritable, and alert snakes with a highly toxic venom; they are responsible for numerous snakebite cases with many fatalities.
[G. echis, a viper]
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There are Burton's Carpet Vipers
and Horned Vipers, gecko species and lacertids.
The seven species of vipers in Oman include the Mole Viper, Three Carpet Vipers
, Horned Vipers and Puff Adder.
We do this once a week and can get through about 150 of the smaller snakes, like carpet vipers
, in a morning.