death adder

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death adder

n
(Animals) a venomous Australian elapid snake, Acanthophis antarcticus, resembling an adder
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Noun1.death adder - venomous Australian snake resembling an adderdeath adder - venomous Australian snake resembling an adder
elapid, elapid snake - any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
Acanthophis, genus Acanthophis - Australian elapid snakes
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According to media reports, the website was hacked by Death Adders crew group.
A team of scientists at the University of Sydney in Australia reports that floodplain death adders quickly strike these frogs, using their fangs to inject venom.
Bryan Fry, a biologist at the University of Melbourne in Australia, does just that with rattlesnakes, king cobras, death adders, sea snakes, and other reptiles most of us would rather avoid.
Death adders (Acanthophis) are terrestrial elapids who superficially resemble vipers.
If you come across one of these death adders, end it properly.