Cape Snake Rescue

Overcome your fear.

   Jun 21

The Puff Adder

  • VERY POTENT CYTOXIC VENOM, causing swelling and destruction.
  • common snake featuring in most snake bites,
  • sluggish with a very¬†fast strike with distinct hissing noise (see defensive pose below),
  • vivid black chevron markings on yellow “keeled scales”,
  • broad Shovel shaped head,
  • very¬†big nostrils
  • telltale line between its eyes
  • average size 80-100cm

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    The Puff Adder The defensive pose

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    Full Length of Puff Adder Coiled up Puffadder

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