Saturday, 21 August 2010

Puff Adder


MalaMala Game Reserve, South Africa
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14 comments:

Francisca said...

Not my favorite animal, JM... but wow, what a capture. Is it as huge as it looks?

Dina said...

I myself would have been backing off instead of photographing. Scary snake.

ladyfi said...

Great capture! We have them over here but I can never get close enough...

Tricia said...

YIKES!!!

Costea Andrea Mihai said...

dangerous! but beautiful :) regards

Poetic Shutterbug said...

These guys scare the &^%$ out of me but you've managed to capture an amazing shot. You are brave too :)

cat said...

Great photo but the model in it is really not to my liking :)

michael said...

Nice clear photo. One hopes you were in a Range Rover or something when taking the shot.

Denise said...

What a magnificent snake! He may be deadly but he certainly is very beautiful.
An English Girl Rambles

tapirgal said...

I'm always amazed at what an intrepid adventurer you must be to get close to all these animals! This is excellent. Again. I hope the lens was long or that your legs were encased in something very protective! Wonderful!

Mahon said...

still a great moment immortalized! but you sincerely afraid of anything!
bye !!

EG Wow said...

The designs on his skin are gorgeous!

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

They are so beautiful but so deadly and it seems like a contradiction doesn't it?

Philip said...

Shame these puff adders get such a bad rap great shot !! for me I try and stay clear