boomslang


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boomslang

(ˈbuːmˌslæŋ)
n
(Animals) a large greenish venomous arboreal colubrid snake, Dispholidus typus, of southern Africa
[C18: from Afrikaans, from boom tree + slang snake]
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5] Purely haemotoxic bites are rare because of the timid nature of the two haemotoxic snakes, the boomslang and vine snake (twig snake).
The snakes he kept included a king cobra, which is the world's largest poisonous snake, and a boomslang, which has a bite experts say "makes you bleed from every orifice until you die".
Adult weavers will mob loudly and frantically, but a cape cobra or boomslang ignores them, bingeing on eggs and chicks by the dozen.
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Kirstenbosch Gardens has seen a major increase in its numbers, following the introduction of the Boomslang last year.
Like the boomslang, it is rear-fanged and potentially lethal to man; unlike the boomslang, there is no antivenin.
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The snake world also has its Big Five: the most impressive--and dangerous species of African snake (right, top to bottom): the puff adder, mamba, python, boomslang and cobra.
David Jones, 45, spent approximately four months with 27 puff adders, two black mambas, two green mambas, seven boomslang and three cobras.
Mr Hopkins said he could not reveal which species was behind the attacks, but rear-fanged snakes include the Mangrove snake - an aggressive, mildly venomous snake - and the Groen Boomslang, which has the most potent venom out of all rear fanged snakes.
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