Dr Sara Elliot, from the British Veterinary Hospital in Dubai, said Puff Adders
can be found in the Dhofar region of Oman.
If I was a betting man, I'd say what you saw was more than likely the Yocona Puff Adder
," he said.
Well, it was certainly puff adder
time last week as the tabloids (apart, of course, from the ones who have a business link with OK
I was scared stiff of snakes, but on the course I stroked South Africa's most dangerous snake, a puff adder
, which strikes anything close to it straightaway.
Eimeria bitis Fantham, 1932 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), was found in the feces of a puff adder
, Bitis arietans (Serpentes: Viperidae), from Namibia, southwest Africa.
The manner in which Daniel Schorr was dismissed as senior correspondent for CNN sustains the widely held view that Ted Turner is a puff adder
in human form.
I remember my big brother Andrew once nearly got bitten by a deadly puff adder
, and I was really ill for a long time with some sort of malaria-like disease.
You're either crawling all over them, licking their boots, or spitting poison at them like some Benzedrine puff adder
Other memorable cases include a parcel sent from Tanzania which was found to contain a puff adder
and gaboon viper - both of which are highly venomous snakes.
The most commonly reported serious cases result from envenomation by the Mozambique spitting cobra and the puff adder
Yocona Puff Adder
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This phenomenon became more common as the day progressed and several other people I met that day all had a terrible night's kip and looked like an exhausted puff adder