adder,  Adventure,  viper

Look but do not touch

On a flat rock in the sunshine was this adder.
I have taken the pictures with a system camera and with a large lens so I have been at a proper distance.
In Sweden we have only three species, adder, snake and hazel snake.
Only adder are toxic to humans, although the others can also be bitten.

Remember to wear good shoes on your feet when hiking in the woods and on the ground, that suitable shoes or boots can protect against snake bites. Never touch a snake, never pick up snakes.
If an accident should happen …..

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