The steel viper has long been the dominate predator of the Arcadian grasslands. In the past, an attempt was made by scientists to introduce the [[Cloud Cobra (species)|cloud cobra]] in order to decimate the steel viper population. Within months however the steel vipers managed to wipe out all cloud cobra nests in their territory.<ref name=CBC/>
*''[[Classic BattleTech Companion]]''
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