bioko island

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  • Habitat preference: Found mostly in rain forest. Said to prefer relatively low and thick, flowering bushes.
  • Venom: Bites from this particular species have resulted in at least one report of severe hematological complications as well as two deaths.

Santa-Isabel airport [Bioko Island]. Arrival of the first foreign civilians from Biafra. The International Red Cross had begun relief flights into Biafra from Santa Isabel in July 1968. Max Vaterlaus/International Committee of the Red Cross, 1968.

Hi friends! Sorry for the lack of posts for the last 5 months. I was living in the jungle of Bioko, an island off the coast of West Africa researching endangered sea turtles and primates. I am back in the states now with plenty of photos from the adventure!  Cheers!