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 Post subject: Snake: Spotted Harlequin
Unread postPosted: Fri Nov 26, 2010 4:03 pm 
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Hi

Please could someone please help to identify this snake, we saw it on the road in Bathurst in the Eastern Cape

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snake
Unread postPosted: Fri Nov 26, 2010 7:56 pm 
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It looks to me like a Spotted Harlequin snake (Homoroselaps lacteus). It has various color variations in different areas of the country, and is found over large areas of the western cape and the eastern inland areas of the country. Small gape, not very aggressive, few known bites, but with unpleasant results.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snake
Unread postPosted: Fri Nov 26, 2010 10:46 pm 
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what a beautiful Snake :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snake
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Yes, I agree with Imberbe's identification!! I have yet to see one of these alive in front of me... Stunning :clap:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification help: Snakes
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nyami wrote:
..Spotted Harlequin Snake (Homoroselaps lacteus)



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