One of the smallest venomous snakes in central America, this viper is named for the bristly scales above its eyes that resemble eyelashes! The eyelash viper can be yellow, green or pink in color depending on where they come from.
Sea-level forests, streamside vegetation and montane forests
Length: 2.5 ft
Small mammals, birds, lizards and frogs
Large mammals, other snakes and birds of prey
Females carry eggs for around six months before they hatch internally
Habitat loss and collection for the pet trade
Exceeds 16 yrs in human care