Deadly Snakes of South Africa

14 snakes indigenous to South Africa are generally accepted to be capable of killing adult humans. How many can you name?
You need to describe each species, putting a family name like "rattlesnake" is not sufficient.
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Last updated: November 25, 2020
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1) The only snake on this list known to have hunted humans for food.
Southern African Rock Python
2) The fastest snake in the world and the second-longest venomous snake in the world.
Black Mamba
3) The only completely aquatic snake on this list, found all the way to Australia.
Yellow Bellied Sea Snake
4) Looks like a cobra, spits its venom, but isn't a true cobra.
Rinkhals
5) Closely related to 2), but smaller and lives mainly in coastal forests in trees.
Eastern Green Mamba
6) Has the longest fangs of any snake in the world.
Gaboon Viper
7) The largest cobra in Africa.
Forest Cobra
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8) Can spit its venom, named after a country.
Mozambique Spitting Cobra
9) The skin of this snake went missing in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire".
Boomslang
10) Kills more people than any other snake in Africa.
Puff Adder
11) Within its range, this irritable cobra kills more people than 10).
Cape Cobra
12) Looks very similar to the snake that killed Cleopatra, but is now recognised as being a separate species.
Snouted Cobra
13) Wrongly thought to lure birds to their death with its bright red tongue.
Vine Snake
14) This desert dweller can spit its venom and is called a Zebra Snake in Namibia.
Black Spitting Cobra
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