Trail Friends in Italy Mar 23, 2015


Photo by Daniel Valsesia

A reader from Italy recently encountered what appears to be an Asp Viper on his local MTB trail system. Immediately, I recalled my run-in with the Texas Coral Snake from a few years back. Personally, venomous snakes don’t particularly frighten me, they hold a crucial role in the ecosystem, I just don’t think I would have gotten this close…

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  • Daniel Ray Varner

    What a beauty.