WTF Fun Fact – The Deaf Death Adder

The Death Adder’s name originates from early European settlers of Australia thinking the snake couldn’t “hear” well, thus the name “deaf adder,” which eventually morphed into “death adder”. The reality is they rely on their camouflage instead of moving out of the way as most snakes do when larger predators approach. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://www.livescience.com/54227-adder-facts.html

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