Cape Snake Rescue

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   Sep 21

Berg Adder

  • Greyish olive to dark brown, distinct semi-circular markings with pale stripe down side of the body

  • keel scales
  • Fynbos, rocky outcrops and footpaths are where it will bask
  • average size 40-50cm
  • may be confused with juvenile Puff Adders
  • hisses loudly and will readily strike
  • unlike most Adders it has a Neurotoxic Venom attacking the nervous system, causing loss of smell and taste
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