The Jungle rulers - In the wild

Challenge #8 in the The Road less traveled series. Hosted by tsk1979.
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Often we go to trips in national parks, and wildlife sanctuaries, looking for that Bear, that Tiger, that lion. Post a pic, taken in the wild, of such a predator. Remember, the predator should be one of the animals which are at or near the top in the food chain.
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Wagler's Pit Viper
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Wagler's Pit Viper Bako National Park - Borneo (Malaysia) I nearly walked streight into this venomous little snake balanced on a branch next to the start of a trail in the Baco reserve. Infact I would probably have been dead a few times over that day if it wasn't for our fantastic guide. The next day in a bar in Kuching I was talking to another visitor to the park; she'd been 24 hours before me, but had a picture on her camera of what must have been the same snake on the same branch in exactly
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Submitted: Friday, 3rd September, 2010 08:43 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 21st April, 2010
Focal length: 112 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 1600
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