The gaboon viper (Bitis Gabonica) lives in the rainforests of Ethiopia. They have large venom glands and the largest fangs of any snake, as the fangs can fold. Gaboon vipers have horns on the end of their snouts, and have camouflage (crypsis) against leaf litter. A combination of climate change and deforestation would cause the rainforest to become a hot savannah with few trees. The gaboon viper would adapt to climate change by burrowing, to keep them cool underground, they would lose their horns so they don’t get caught on tree branches. Gaboon vipers would also have a membranous snout so their mouth wouldn’t fill with dirt while digging, and the gaboon viper would have a thicker tail to store water.
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