|Common Name :||European Adder|
|Scientific Name :||Vipera berus|
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|Physical Description :||
A thick bodied snake with a broad, triangular head. The scales of the snakes very greatly in color and pattern, with some solid animals existing but most being patched with dark markings along the back in either a zig-zag or diamond pattern. The colors run the entire spectrum from tan to black, with most being various shades of middling brown or gray.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 1 – 3 Feet (30 – 91 Centimeters)
This ground-dwelling snake prefers to avoid conflict, sunning on rocks and amongst stones and hibernating during the coldest part of the year. They feed on small mammals and reptiles.
|Social Organization :||
Solitary; Adders come together only to mate.
|Approval Level :||None; Adders are commonly found and, while troubling, are to be expected in the clan territories.|
|Danger Level :|| (All cats are vulnerable);
While they do not actively hunt cats, they might take a very small one as food. When threatened, their venom, while not generally deadly in the average warrior (in smaller ones it might be deadly) the pain involved is enough to cripple a warrior for a quarter moon.