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العربية: أفعى قرناء صحراويَّة، أو أفعى الصحراءالكبرى القرناء Cerastes cerastes، فصيلة: الأُفعُويَّات، المكان: ألمانيا، شتوتغارت، حديقة حيوانات المدينة
Deutsch: Wüsten-Hornviper Cerastes cerastes, Familie: Viperidae, Fundort: Deutschland, Stuttgart, Zoologischer Garten
English: Saharan Horned Viper, Horned Desert Viper Cerastes cerastes, Family: Viperidae, Location: Germany, Stuttgart, Zoological Garden
Français : Vipère à cornes du désert Cerastes cerastes, Famille: Viperidae. Jardin zoologique de Stuttgart, Allemagne
Basa Sunda: Viper Tanduk Sahara, Cerastes cerastes, famili Viperidae, di Taman Zoologi, Stutgat, Jérman.
Українська: Рогата гадюка звичайна (Cerastes cerastes), отруйна змія, яка водится в Північній Африці та на частині Близького Сходу. Це хижак, який сидить у засідці, глибоко занурений в пісок, і полює в основному на дрібних птахів та гризунів.
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Author H. Krisp
Object location48° 48′ 22.75″ N, 9° 12′ 22.67″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo
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English: The Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) is a venomous snake, native to Northern Africa and parts of the Middle East. It is an ambush predator, lying submerged in sand adjacent to rocks or under vegetation, and preys mainly on small birds and rodents.


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