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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Atheris katangensis   Katanga Mountain Bush Viper 
Atheris nitschei   Great Lakes Bush Viper 
Bitis arietans Vipère heurtante  Puff Adder 
Bitis gabonica Vipère du Gabon  Gaboon Adder 
Causus bilineatus   Two-lined Night Adder 
Causus lichtensteinii    
Causus maculatus   Spotted Night Adder 
Causus rhombeatus   Common or Rhombic Night Adder 



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