• lt: Bitis lachesis
  • dt: Puffotter
  • afrikaans: Pofadder
Puff adder

Size

  • 140-200 cm

Weight

  • 2-4 kg

Nourishment

  • birds, small rodents

Mating season

  • October to March

Number of cubs

  • 40 eggs

Worth knowing

If the puff adder feels in danger, it produces a chugging noise through abrupt emission of air. Therefore why it is called puff adder.