Israeli Viper (Vipera Palaestinae) צפע ארצישראלי
Israel's deadliest snake, the "vipera palestina". This one was only a baby, I found him snuggled at the base of an eucalyptus tree among the fallen leaves.
For more pictures & information see the "Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Israel".
Taken on November 29, 2006