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Amphibians
15 March 2014

Common toad (Bufo bufo)

The Bufo genus has approximately 100 species which live on five continents (Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America). Only three species of this genus live in Europe, namely Bufo bufo, Bufo viridis and Bufo calamita. Only two of these species can be found in Romania: Bufo bufo...

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Reptiles
12 February 2014

Nose-horned Viper (Vipera ammodytes)

It is a species with Eurasian geographic range, found in Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Georgia, Armenia and Turkey...

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Reptiles
12 February 2014

The adder (Vipera berus)

The adder (The common viper) is the viper species with the widest range, both in Europe and in Romania, being found from Great Britain, in the west to Sakhalin Island on the Pacific Coast, in the east and from northern Sweden to the Balkan Peninsula [5, 7, 12]. Vipera...

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Reptiles
12 February 2014

Meadow viper (Vipera ursinii)

It is one of the few species of venomous snakes in Europe. It is represented by a group with a wide but extremely fragmented range which spreads from Europe to western and central Asia. The majority of the populations are found at relatively long distances one from another...

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