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.
puff-adder Brown, too, who was well versed in native dialects, perfectly comprehended his words.