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 Post subject: Snake: Short snouted Grass
Unread postPosted: Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:29 am 
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I am assuming this is one of the Grass Snakes. Would appreciate if someone could identify which one it is.
Seen on our property - NW Prov. about 40kms from Magaliesburg towards Koster.
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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
Unread postPosted: Wed Nov 18, 2009 12:04 pm 
My guess is Short-snouted Whip Snake...not 100% sure :hmz:


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 Post subject: Snakes: Short snouted Grass
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Hi Rosemary

agree with Jumbo It is a short-snouted whip snake :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
Unread postPosted: Wed Nov 18, 2009 12:16 pm 
Good to see you back on the forum again, mfb!! :thumbs_up: 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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Thanks Jumbo & mfb :thumbs_up:
Has there been a name change? Psammophis brevirostris Short-snouted Grass Snake?
Moves like lightinening this little guy :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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Rosemary not to sure about the name change will scrath around and see what I shake up but i have seen both whip/grass snake names used interchangeably often

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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100% Short snouted Grass Snake - Psammophis brevirostris brevirostris


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