a toad (bad quality pic)
Road Killed specimen
Photo of 2 adult vipers made in captivity
Originally from Meghry Mountain Ridge, Armenia.
Originally From Meghry Mountain Ridge, Armenia
It was about 60 cm in length
Nigella oxypetala, Yerevan
A snake, most likely some juvenile specie. I am not sure what specie was it belongs, though pattern is very close to vipera lebetina obtusa but no any other lebetina-like details are observed.
Shot by Nokia5228 :)
Dal, 1948, Darevsky, 1957
Native to North-East Armenian woodlands.
Iris lineolata (= Iris acutiloba lineolata)
Originally from Zangezour mountains of Armenia.
Adult specimen was found crossing the road. Following observations did not disclose any other lizards later on. This population got extinct due to habitat loss.
1 speciemn was oserved in the small habitat patch along the rail-road. Revisiting this spot in 2007 shown that this habitat got destroyed due to extensive construction and the species got extinct from this location