The Spider-Tailed Viper Comes With A Fun Surprise

The Spider-Tailed Viper Comes With A Fun Surprise

The spider-tailed horned viper (Pseudocerastes urarachnoides) is basically a snake/spider hybrid native to western Iran. Also known as the false horned viper, this snake uses its unique tail to lure prey.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    See the spider-tailed horned viper wiggle its "spider"tail to lure prey: (0:44)

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    Watch a spider-tailed horned viper catch a bird after tricking it with its spider-like tail: (1:07)

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