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Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by BerkiSA » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:04 am

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Heard that Mamba has been removed for deck at Lower Sabie? Has it been destroyed or relocated?
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Grantmissy » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:19 am

Which deck at Lower Sabie BerkiSA :hmz: Where the people eat hamburgers and drink milkshakes? :hmz:
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:22 am

Can you say where you heard this BerkiSA?

There has been one in the beams above the Mugg and Bean restaurant for a few years now that seems to come and go.
I know there was a lot of talk on Face Book about it recently but had not heard anything re that it had been removed.

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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by BerkiSA » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:31 am

Please see picture from "out to lunch" David Bullard who was having breakfast at Lower Sabie Mugg and Bean

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Taken at deck today
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Grantmissy » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:38 am

(Fortuneately) we have never seen the black mamba whilst having breakfast at Mugg and Bean :shock: Those who have must have said long prayers over their food :| as a black mamba is a potentially very dangerous snake. Thanks for the info BerkiSA and Elsa.
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by BerkiSA » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:41 am

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Not all my pictures. Taken by myself and others while at M&B on 12th November 2016
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Grantmissy » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:44 am

Yisssssssslike :shock: :doh: :slap: :big_eyes:
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Mischief » Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:53 pm

Really hate to be a killjoy but that snake is one of the most poisonous in this country.Really believe it would benefit all..people and snake if it was caught and released into the bush where it naturally belongs.
If a person is bitten then that snake will be killed.... :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by wildflowergirl » Sun Nov 20, 2016 1:27 pm

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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by PNF » Mon Nov 21, 2016 7:56 am

Eeeeeeeeiiiiissssssssssssshhhhhhh! :big_eyes:

Glad we keep to the North of KNP......
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Crested Val » Mon Nov 21, 2016 10:52 am

Mischief wrote:Really hate to be a killjoy but that snake is one of the most poisonous in this country.Really believe it would benefit all..people and snake if it was caught and released into the bush where it naturally belongs.
If a person is bitten then that snake will be killed.... :cry: :cry: :cry:


I would agree Mischief. :thumbs_up:

It's all very well for people to say "It's the snake's home we are only visitors " "it was there before we were" etc, and if it was out of camp in the park I would agree with them. However the restaurant was there before Mr. Snake, and I so agree it would be better for both the snake and the humans to relocate it back into the park!!!

It is a tragedy waiting to happen - yes it might have been there for a good while, but that doesn't mean that eventually someone won't get bitten.......then as you say that will be goodbye Mr Snake.

I am sure many with disagree with us Mischief - and it is their right to do so, but I do hope this can be resolved soon!!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Captainron » Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:06 pm

If Mr Leopard took up refuge in the camp, I am sure that we would be moving it on.

I agree that the snake should be relocated for its own safety as well as that of the guests.
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:12 pm

It would seem from BerkiSA's reports that it has been removed but I am trying to get official confirmation on this. :thumbs_up:


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