Puff adder

A stuffed Puff adder. The snake is brown and the scaled skin around the neck is starting to deteriorate.

Object Details

ID: AAB0199
Collection: Natural History
Type: Puff adder
Display location: Not on display
Events: Second Boer War: Battle of Ladysmith, 1899
Vessels: Terrible (1895)
Date made: 1900
People: Brednall, Surg-Capt; Royal United Service Institution
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Royal United Service Institution Collection
Measurements: 140 mm x 310 mm x 220 mm

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