(1) Nine puff adders, seven Usambra mountain vipers and a green mamba were included.(2) Like all reptiles, the black mamba is cold blooded, and relies on external heat to maintain its body temperature.(3) The bite and venom of a green mamba can kill in less than 30 minutes.(4) A large and deadly mamba snake has been discovered in Sissoko's room and his brother, who has been driving us, has killed it and cut off its head.(5) My daughter, Julie, was almost killed by a green mamba several years ago in Africa.(6) Most recently a mamba bit me right here.(7) For many Africans, the ├ö├ç├┐coffin-headed├ö├ç├û black mamba is synonymous with death.(8) For these reasons, the black mamba is widely considered the world's deadliest snake.(9) The black mamba , the largest of the species, is uniformly olive to black.(10) I did once meet a green mamba in the open, and it was the snake that slid for cover!(11) They also endured first-hand experiences with green mamba snakes, grunting warthogs, maniacal, laughing hyenas, and black centipedes which would fall dramatically into the bath after sneaking up the overflow pipe.(12) Vipers, cobras, mambas , coral snakes and kraits and a few other snakes have evolved venom as a way of capturing prey.(13) There were other snakes in his collection; mambas , vipers, adders, boomslangs, vine snakes, sand snakes, pythons and other cobra species.(14) The mambas are relatives of the cobras and belong to the venomous group of snakes known as Elapids.(15) Young mambas are eaten by mongooses, and even adult mambas are eaten by the secretary bird and larger species of eagle.(16) At the time we were working on a project about snake bites, and we had mambas and cobras available.