Gaboon viper (Bitis gabonica)

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Gaboon viper (Bitis gabonica)
Alternative names: gaboon adder, butterfly adder, forest puff adder
Location: forest edges in West and Central Africa
Other notes: heaviest venomous snake in world; the width of the head is due to venom glands behind each eye; captive
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