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 Post subject: Re: If not, why not? (RV)
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ecojunkie, I will give it to you. Never approach a burrow head on, you never know what is inside. As mentioned warthogs will normally leave the burrow during day times, but if it has been chased by a predator, it may have chosen the burrow to escape. If you stand directly in front of the burrow, the warthog, or for that matter any other animal, may see it as a threat and will charge you. Approach it from the side and make your presence known. Like the old dagga boys, some animals go on the attack mode if surprised.

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 Post subject: Re: If not, why not? (RV)
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 Post subject: Re: If not, why not? (RV)
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 Post subject: Re: If not, why not? (RV)
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You walking through the bush and spot a Rinkhals lying on the ground, head and neck area turned up, body completely limp and motionless. Do you approach it and examine it closely?

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 Post subject: Re: If not, why not? (RV)
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No. Rinkhals are notorious for playing dead when they feel threatened - which sometimes results in people picking up or touching a snake that is very much alive!

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Pick it up and drape it over your shoulders ... impressive! 8)

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 Post subject: Re: If not, why not? (RV)
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Thanks Rosemary!

After a braai you retire for the night. The tent is rather stuffy and you decide to a let a little air in. You decide to unzip the bottom of the tent flap, just a little (a few inches) as it is the closest zip to you. Is this a good idea?

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 Post subject: Re: If not, why not? (RV)
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Enough for a nose to enter ... or the dead Rinkhals to make an appearance?

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 Post subject: Re: If not, why not? (RV)
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It's okay if the tent is on the top of a camper van. :twisted: Otherwise, not a fine idea because snakes and spiders do have a way of sneaking through the smallest spaces.

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 Post subject: Re: If not, why not? (RV)
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 Post subject: Re: If not, why not? (RV)
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Warm air rises , therefore , you should rather open at the top , otherwise the warm air will remain trapped inside the tent :)

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