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Puffadder Rescue

Date: 2006-11-03

by John Elford

iKapa Honorary Ranger and Volunteer Wild Fire Services  Fire Fighter Ruedi Siegenthaler saved a puffadder from certain death on 27 October whilst fighting a fire on Devil's Peak. The snake was spotted in the middle of a burned area and would have surely perished if not spotted, and taken to safety.

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