Puff Adder

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Puff Adder, the name of two unrelated snakes. One is a nonpoisonous North American species properly called the hognose snake. The other is a very poisonous species of Africa and Arabia. It lives in deserts and grasslands. The thick body, about four feet (1.2 m) long, is gray or brown with yellow markings.


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