gaboon viper

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Synonyms for gaboon viper

large heavy-bodied brilliantly marked and extremely venomous west African viper

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They presented them with models of dangerous venomous snakes, two gaboon vipers and one rhinoceros viper.
The 24 licensed poisonous snakes include mangroves, copperheads, rattlesnakes, cobras, sidewinders, puff adders, gaboon vipers, white lipped vipers and pernguey adders.
Among the gold-crafted objects are sword handles and ornaments shaped like gaboon vipers, lions, birds and palm fruit; ornate staffs topped with elephants, porcupines or human figures; and, inevitably, a treasure trove of jewels, from chunky bracelets to delicately crafted chains.