(Bothriechis lateralis) Side-striped palm-pitviper, Coffee palm viper
Known in Costa Rica & Panama as “lora” or “toboba” and in Nicaragua as “Chocoya” or “lora”.
Mainly hemotoxic w/ strong proteolytic factors. Sometimes bites & envenomates humans, but typical symptoms usually limited to localized pain, swelling, redness, & occasionally dizziness, headache, photosensitivity, & difficulty breathing. Rare reports of human fatalities due to bites by this species have not yet been confirmed.