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Snake: Rhombic Egg-eater

Unread postby armata » Mon Aug 11, 2008 8:19 pm

I caught this impressive display from a rhombic egg-eater nr Cape Town last week. Of course they can't back it up, no teeth, but it would give a layman a fright (and maybe end up dead)!! They do get confused with night adders.



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Unread postby CuriousCanadian » Mon Aug 11, 2008 8:20 pm

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Unread postby Caracal » Mon Aug 11, 2008 8:34 pm

I would still run a mile..teeth or no teeth !!!! :shock:

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Unread postby Batmad » Mon Aug 11, 2008 8:52 pm

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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby MacAdder » Mon Dec 26, 2011 6:44 pm

Anyone care to guess?

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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Mon Dec 26, 2011 6:54 pm

Simple puffie, is it not?

not so simple if it bites.
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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Mon Dec 26, 2011 6:58 pm

red adder? you got me going here.
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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby H. erectus » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:30 pm

Too scaly for a baby python,....
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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby MacAdder » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:33 pm

Sorry Not a Puff, red adder or a python
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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:39 pm

Skaapsteker, or House snake.

This is worse than Jenb.
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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:41 pm

maybe juvenile.. mole/house snake?
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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:46 pm

:hmz: you have one with the more visible head ?
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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby Bobbi Jane » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:47 pm

It could be a night adder???
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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:50 pm

I am going with juvenile mole snake.

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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby Bobbi Jane » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:51 pm

On second thoughts, it is a Common Egg Eater!
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