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boomslang

a large greenish venomous arboreal colubrid snake, Dispholidus typus, of southern Africa
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The snakes will include snouted cobras, green and black mambas, deadly puff adders and boomslangs.
While Africa is famous for the Big Five, it is just as famous as the home of the world's deadliest snakes--several species of cobras, puff adders, boomslangs, and the chilling black mamba.
It's amazing to me how much the controlled environments of both CBS and the New York Times resemble Tsau, the utopian community on a Botswana sand dune in Norman Rush's Mating, with windmills, boomslangs, dung carts, abacus lessons, militant nostalgia, ceramic death masks, "Anti-Imperialist Lamentations," a Mother Committee and an ostrich farm.