The puff-adder is the most common, as well as the most deadly, of African snakes.
Of all the Cape snakes the puff-adder is not only the deadliest, but by far the most to be feared.
What enthralled her attention yet more was the direction in which the puff-adder headed.
Then you are a lucky man, for that beast is a puff-adder, a most deadly snake!
It is a specimen—a very rare specimen—of the South African puff-adder.
When, however, one meets a puff-adder or a cobra, the fight is not equal.
There is an immense variety of them, the deadliest being the puff-adder, a thick and comparatively short snake.
Another escape was from a puff-adder, a snake equally as deadly as the cobra.
The puff-adder is of a uniform brown colour, checked with bars of darker brown and white.
All his fierceness is just pretending, and that is how he comes by his name, which is Bluffer the puff-adder.