Hemachatus haemachatus


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Related to Hemachatus haemachatus: rinkhals
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Noun1.Hemachatus haemachatus - highly venomous snake of southern Africa able to spit venom up to seven feetHemachatus haemachatus - highly venomous snake of southern Africa able to spit venom up to seven feet
elapid, elapid snake - any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
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Kini, "Biophysical characterization ofanticoagulant hemextin AB complex from the venom of snake Hemachatus haemachatus," Biophysical Journal, vol.
Poisonous snakes most commonly found in Zululand Puff adder (Bitis arietans) Night adder (Causinae rhombeatus) Gaboon viper (Bitis gabonica) Mozambique spitting cobra (Naja mossambica) Rinkhals (Hemachatus haemachatus) Zebra, western barred, or black spitting cobra (Naja nigricincta) Forest or white-lipped cobra (Naja melanoleuca) Snouted or banded Egyptian cobra (Naja annulifera) Black mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis) Green mamba (Dendroaspis angusticeps) Vine or twig snake (Thelotornis species) Boomslang (Dispholidus typus) Table 3.
* The rinkhals, Hemachatus haemachatus. Although mild neurotoxic effects have been mentioned to occur in rinkhals bite, these have not been well documented (Fig.