First Aid Immobilise
and reassure victim, who must lie down and be kept as quiet as possible.
Apply pressure bandage immediately, see
First-aid procedure; immobilise limb with a splint to reduce spread
of venom. Loosen, but do not remove bandage if there is severe swelling.
Take victim to hospital as soon as possible.
there have been no recorded bites of this adder, its venom could not be
is a very rare snake and slightly resembles a puff-adder.
frogs and small rodents.
3-16 young in summer, 140-200 mm long.