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Lancehead question


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Posted by shesco on March 21, 2003 at 10:30:15:

Howdy all!
I have never posted on this particular forum before and do not keep Hots, but I have a question related to the Golden Lancehead Viper (Bothrops insularis). I saw a special on these beautiful and rare creatures, and part of this show stated that there are three sexes to these snakes: True males, true females and the third being fully functional hermaphroditic. The question I have is this. Has anyone here experienced this three sex phenomenon with their vipers, or any other snake? I find this really fascinating.
Thanks, Scott


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