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 Post subject: Snake: How Many Snakes on Your list?
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:22 pm 
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How many?

i dont have any besides and dead Black mamba

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I have a few.

Black Mamba
African Rock Python X2
Moz Spitting Cobra X4
Puff Adder
Vine Snake (I think) Didn't think to ask.
Boomslang. 1 dead, 1 alive.

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Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:03 pm 
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Snakes not in captivity.

Lemme see.

Cape Cobra
Molesnake
Rock Python
Berg Adder
Puff Adder
Boomslang
Redlip
Rinkhals

That makes 8.

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Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 6:39 am 
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I have also seen Molesnake and the little egg eaters found in termite mounds.

If I have to add my Natal holidays, I must add another Boomslang and a baby Green Mamba.

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Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 10:34 am 
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Great topic!

I have, what I can remember from:

1. Black Mamba
2. Brown House Snake
3. Boomslang
4. Green Water Snake
5. Puffadder
6. Rinkhals (2 very close calls with this boykie)
7. Mole Snake
8. Spotted Bush Snake
9 African Rock Python.
10. Mozambican Spitting Cobra

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Unread postPosted: Sat Jul 26, 2008 6:29 pm 
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Here is the list so far.................

1)Wildtuinman-10
2)Bush Babtist-8
3)Meandering Mouse-7
4)Batmad-1

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Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 12:01 pm 
My list, of species I was able to ID, is now on 18 …with 12 photographed and one on video.

1. Puff Adder (in Marloth, Kruger and Kgalagadi)
2. Mozambican Spitting Cobra (Marloth)
3. Vine Snake (Marloth)
4. Boomslang (Marloth)
5. Spotted Bush Snake (Marloth)
6. Common Tiger Snake (Marloth)
7. Cape Cobra (Kgalagadi)
8. Dwarf Beaked Snake (Kgalagadi)
9. Kalahari Sand Snake (Kgalagadi)
10. Rufous Beaked Snake (Kruger)
11. Schlegel's Beaked Blind Snake (Kruger)
12. Mole Snake (Kgalagadi)
13. Snouted Cobra (previously known as the Egyptian Cobra). Only once, near Mopani in Kruger while it was crossing the road….only have video footage. This one was the banded phase….impressive snake! 8)
14. Black Mamba (Kruger, Marloth and Maputo)
15. African Rock Python (Kruger)
16. Brown House Snake (Maputo)
17. Incognito Worm Snake (Marloth)
18. Common Slug-eater (Pretoria)


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Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 5:55 pm 
LOL, Batmad :lol: …trust me, it is not that difficult to build up such a list….all you need is a holy fear of snakes…when you fear them, you start to look out for them and trust me, you will then spot them, everywhere!! :shock:
Just for the record….the photos taken in Marloth was no done because I’m trying to build up a “snake photo list” :redface: ….I take photos so that I can run to my book and ID the snake ….thereby determining just how fast I will die after a bite. :shock:
The sightings in the parks are however cool….as long as I’m in a car :lol:


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Unread postPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 5:28 pm 
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here is the list so far after jumbo gave me a heart attack!!!! :lol:


1)Jumbo-18!!!!!
2)Wildtuinman-10
3)Bush Babtist-8
4)Meandering mouse-7
5)Batmad-1 :redface:

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Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:18 pm 
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My list include the following:

1. Black Mamba (KNP)
2. Boomslang
3. Vine snake
4. Mopani snake
5. Egg eater
6. Striped Skaapsteker
7. Rufous beaked snake
8. Mozambique Spitting Cobra
9. Snouted Cobra
10. Striped bellied sand snake
11. Stiletto snake
12. Brown House snake
13. Puff adder
14. Spotted bush snake
15. Schlegel's beaked blind snake
16. African Rock Python
17. Shield Cobra
18. Red lipped herald
19. Zambezi Garter snake
20. Rinkhals
21. Dwarf Whip snake


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Unread postPosted: Fri Aug 01, 2008 7:51 am 
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Why the need for lists Batmad?

Are you going birding on us? :roll:
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Unread postPosted: Sat Aug 02, 2008 1:52 pm 
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thought it would be nice for everyone to see how many snakes other people have seen. and it is sought of a competition to see who has the most snakes on their list. :mrgreen:

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Unread postPosted: Sat Aug 02, 2008 6:15 pm 
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Now why should we want to compete? :twisted:

Sorry, I am being difficult.
:lol:

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