black mamba

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  • noun

Synonyms for black mamba

a highly venomous southern African mamba dreaded because of its quickness and readiness to bite

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Smith, 1849) -- 1 * Dendroaspis polylepis (Gunther, 1864) Viperidae * Bitis arietans (Merrem, 1820) -- -- Crocodiles Crocodylidae * Crocodylus niloticus Laurenti, 1768 -- -- Note: * Species reported to be present by the local people but not recorded during this survey.