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 Post subject: Re: The Cobra on the way to Dikbaardskolk
Unread postPosted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:55 am 
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Hi BB, sorry I was referring to the original story - I just cannot understand how the story of an animal being run over, caught in a hit running engine - and then clobbered to death - can be funny.


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 Post subject: Re: The Cobra on the way to Dikbaardskolk
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I agree wholeheartedly Dogbert, we just got our stories crossed

I suppose the chances of seeing cobras are quite good, so maybe a warning should be put into the permit.

'Don't stop within (expert knowledge here) metres of a yellow/grey snake.'

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 Post subject: Re: The Cobra on the way to Dikbaardskolk
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Dear DOGBREATH.......QUOTE

Hi BB, sorry I was referring to the original story - I just cannot understand how the story of an animal being run over, caught in a hit running engine - and then clobbered to death - can be funny.



Its called wit, sense of humour and basic sarcasm.......the fact that the cobra is now an ex Cobra is not in dispute. The telling of the story was intended just as that. Making light of a sad situation. I will not apologise to anybody for my sense of humour or how I saw the funny side of the situation

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Have you ever seen the Monty Python Parrot story?


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 Post subject: Re: The Cobra on the way to Dikbaardskolk
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Dogbert, you are right. The outcome is not funny, but I had a very good laugh at Mashona's story telling ability, that was funny. Not the sequence of events but the way it was told.

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 Post subject: Re: The Cobra on the way to Dikbaardskolk
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Very intresting Story... Does somebody know how many poisnious Snakes species live in KTP. Till now I haven´t seen a snake at all in KTP.

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 Post subject: Re: The Cobra on the way to Dikbaardskolk
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Poisinous: None
Venomous: Cape Cobra, Puff Adder, Horned Adder
There some of the other species which does have very mild venom and harmless to adult humans and might show some mild effect on children.

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what is it with some of the wildlife in KTP, if the Cape Cobras aren't trying to hitch a ride, and having a hissy fit when you leave them behind, the lions (several times) and once a leopard are taking over the
ablutions at the picnic sites??

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when do we use the word poisnous and when Venemous??? In the German language we onlx have one word.

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Venom is the general term referring to any variety of toxins used by certain types of animals that inject it into their victims by the means of a bite or a sting. Unlike poison, which is ingested or inhaled into the victims's tracts,
administration of venom is usually directed into the lymphatic system itself for faster action.
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Very well done Dotty. :thumbs_up: :clap:


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:thumbs_up: not completely dotty :wink:

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Are you potty? :big_eyes: Never said you were dotty. :lol: :lol:


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bambazonke wrote:
what is it with some of the wildlife in KTP, if the Cape Cobras aren't trying to hitch a ride, and having a hissy fit when you leave them behind, the lions (several times) and once a leopard are taking over the
ablutions at the picnic sites??



:wall: I always seem to be in the right place at the wrong time. :roll:

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michel367 wrote:
Are you potty? :big_eyes: Never said you were dotty. :lol: :lol:

very often a bit of both :redface:

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Hi

have decided it is me :D

KNP I get badby behaved people

KTP badly behaved wildlife, the gemsbok go to the other side of the park or even Botswana,

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