Deer, Bears, Bobcats, Oh My! Watch Animals Cross Utah Wildlife Bridge


Bushmasters are the second longest venomous snake in the world, at six to 10 toes lengthy. They are a species of pit vipers which might be found in the scrublands and forest floors from the Amazon basin to Costa Rica. They are reddish-brown or gray to blend in with the groundcover and have an x or diamond-formed marking on their back. These nocturnal, solitary snakes weigh six to eleven pounds and use infrared pits on their head to find prey, together with small mammals.

They get their name from broad tail that resembles a leaf or tree bark. Interestingly, this carnivorous predator with massive eyes also has sticky toes to cling to a tree or branch, even vertically. All of those variations help the gecko blend in to its habitat and hide from predators, such as owls, rats and snakes. These little lizards eat spiders, worms and quite a lot …