common viper

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Noun1.common viper - small terrestrial viper common in northern Eurasiacommon viper - small terrestrial viper common in northern Eurasia
viper - venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw
genus Vipera, Vipera - type genus of the Viperidae
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Of these 4 species, 2 are dangerous to people a the horned viper and the common viper, but they bite only when really provoked, he explained.
Found across the Levant, from the northern Negev and western Jordan in the south to northern Lebanon and central Syria in the north, the snake is common throughout most of Israel, and in Hebrew is referred to as the 'common viper', or 'common Land of Israel viper.' The Palestinian Authority protested the move, calling it an act of 'theft' which ignored what they called the viper's Palestinian heritage.