Adder on the cliff edge at Mullion Cove
A somewhat unexpected find in a fierce wind and right near the cliff edge. This is Britain's only venomous reptile, though it's bite is really only dangerous to children and frail adults. Easily recognised by the diamond pattern on its back.More pictures of Mullion by Hilary Hoad...
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Camera Make: OLYMPUS CORPORATION Model: C765UZ
Exposure Program: Program Creative, Focal length: 39.8 mm, ISO: 64, Exposure time: 1/320 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: July 6, 2008, 2:40 pm
ImageID:1066669, Image size: 2288 x 1712 pixels
Great capture Hilary.
What a fabulous picture. And what a wonderful surprise for you
Great shot Hilary! Unusual to see one when the sun's in, well done!!
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