Name : MALABAR PIT VIPER
Scientific name : Trimeresurus malabaricus

   Description :Malabar pit viper is a venomous pit viper species endemic to the Western Ghats of South-western India. Malabar pit viper is nocturnal, usually inactive in the day; sometimes seen basking on rocks or trees near streams. They prey upon frogs, lizards, nestling birds, musk shrews, mice and other small animals.