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 Post subject: Re: Snakes: Striped skaapsteker
Unread postPosted: Sun Jul 11, 2010 5:09 pm 
I agree, Striped Skaapsteker :D
Thanks for the explanation about the name, fooble…I’ve also been wondering about it. 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 9:49 am 
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Please can anyone help identify this snake;

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KRUGER PARK AUGUST 2007 154 (Medium) by Richard Gillatt, on Flickr

The photo was taken near Punda Maria.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:09 am 
Striped Skaapsteker....nice sighting and pic! 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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Thanks very much Jumbo. We had no idea what it was.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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:hmz: it is blocked with the spines :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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and what about this one
it was very slim, no move, long :hmz: I think +/- 1 m

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thanks in advance :D

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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My guess is a Skaapsteker (Psammophylax rhombeatus)

http://snakes.co.za/snakephpbb/viewtopi ... 0950fcd80c

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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thank you very much :D

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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MacAdder, you don't have to be so modest! It IS a Skaapsteker without a doubt!
The other one a legless skink or a Schlegel's?

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Can anyone assist in the identification of the snake this Dark Chanting Goshawk made a meal of, please?

(photos taken by Laine)

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Dark Chanting Goshawk - the hunt by Laine2005, on Flickr

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Dark Chanting Goshawk - the kill by Laine2005, on Flickr

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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Here is a close up of the snake.

Any idea?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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better view... nice picture
like you I'm waiting for an ID :whistle:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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Thanks anne-marie. :D

I think it is a Striped Skaapsteker Psammophylax tritaeniatus

But I just want someone with more knowledge on snakes than me to confirm this.

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Striped Skaapsteker

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