puff adder


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Related to puff adder: king cobra, gaboon viper, Boomslang, black mamba

puff adder

n.
A venomous African viper (Bitis arietans) having crescent-shaped yellowish markings.

puff adder

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Choleoeimeria bitis (Fantham, 1932) Paperna and Landsberg, 1989] was described originally from a male puff adder near Cape Town, South Africa (Fantham, 1932).
SEIZED: A snouted cobra, above, and a deadly puff adder, below (S)
A kind of "coming of age" novel with distinctly autobiographical elements by Gerald Inmon, Yocona Puff Adder is the story of Scott and Charlie, two seven year old children growing up in the American south and leading horrific, heroic, disdainful, persistent, and thoroughly active lives.
Late (2 - 3 days post bite) haemostatic disturbances, especially thrombocytopenia, have been described in puff adder and gaboon adder bites.
One of Africa's second deadliest snakes, a puff adder, was bought by an undercover reporter at Hartshead Moor Service Station on the M62.
They will camp in the desert at night and could encounter deadly snakes such as the black mamba and the puff adder.
Another local recipe starts with the instruction: "First catch your puff adder.
They could have run the two films together, with Mandy as King Cobra and Ali C as the Puff Adder.
She also saw a puff adder, a cobra and frogs which spit white venom.
He recalls the time he almost had his calf ripped off by an angry hippo as if it were a minor accident at work, and even when he was close to death after being bitten by a puff adder he prefers to remember the funny side of things.
Also found were the dwarf puff adder, Africa's number one killer, and the Asian spitting cobra.