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Boomslang or Bush Snake?

Unread postby zubeb » Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:41 pm

Is this a Boomslang or Bush Snake, saw it on a recent trip to the Kruger Park
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Re: Boomslang or Bush Snake?

Unread postby Bush hugger » Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:20 pm

Boomslang :hmz:

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Re: Boomslang or Bush Snake?

Unread postby wildflowergirl » Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:40 pm

it looks like a Boomslang?
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Re: Boomslang or Bush Snake?

Unread postby Bennievis » Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:01 pm

:hmz:
Me thinks spotted bush snake..... look at the smooth scales

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Re: Boomslang or Bush Snake?

Unread postby forestgump » Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:08 pm

Spotted bush snake 8)
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Re: Boomslang or Bush Snake?

Unread postby Blackmamba » Thu Feb 23, 2012 7:38 am

Spotted Bush Snake 100%
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Re: Boomslang or Bush Snake?

Unread postby gmlsmit » Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:21 am

Spotted Bush Snake.
Black speckles are indicative.
A Boomslang has a shorter stubby head.
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Snake: Spotted Bush

Unread postby MPL » Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:13 pm

Spotted Bush Snake

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Re: Snake: Spotted Bush

Unread postby NetEk » Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:43 am

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Isn't she a beauty.

The SA ones the colour stays green towards the tail just with the spots becoming less, but the botswana and northern colouring changes to copper as you can see below. This one I found at Mapungubwe a few seasons ago.

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Re: Snake: Spotted Bush

Unread postby Sheenaugh-Lee » Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:11 am

Hi Jumbo

Close encounters of the worse kind believe me been their done that got the T-shirt so if you don't mind my asking but from where are you Im just trying to ensure that I never buy property their I see that as a sound investment LOL as for me I was 7 months pregnant with my first daughter and as any woman knows those toilet breaks call at the worst of hours anyhow it was very early in the morning and needed the loo so off I went however I was still fast asleep my eyes weren't focusing yet! So I sat down on the toilet the next minute I had a black mamba raise itself to fu length between my legs I thought I was seeing things my first thought was sit dead still sheenaugh-lee don't move but my body wouldn't listen my whole body just kept on jittering I screamed for my mom to help I couldn't move the snake was in the bathroom doors way and I was huge I couldn't get out a window thank God my step dad managed to kill that thing before it bit me my daughter wouldn't have survived needless to say before I enter any bathroom after that I check every nook and cranny! :o
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Re: Snake: Spotted Bush

Unread postby Sheenaugh-Lee » Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:14 am

The second episode in that same bathroom my mother had a mozambiquen spitting cobra standing at full length in front of her while she was on the loo the cats alerted my mom to the thing! Needless to say IM ALLERGIC to that bathroom I hold it till I get home but use that toilet I refuse!
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Re: Snake: Spotted Bush

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:23 am

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