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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by BerkiSA » Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:28 pm

Thanks Elsa
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Lesley Nyawo » Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:11 am

Dear Valued Stakeholders

The Black Mamba was removed from the Thatch Roof and relocated into to the veld on Sunday, 20 November 2016.

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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:20 pm

Thanks Lesley! :thumbs_up:

so now you can all relax and enjoy your meals again on that deck with the amazing views! 8)

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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Garyd73 » Tue Nov 22, 2016 2:13 pm

Pleased it got relocated safely, still never seen any snake in the park but not sure I would have chosen seeing a Mamba in the roof while eating as my first experience.
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by wildflowergirl » Tue Nov 22, 2016 3:15 pm

Thanks very much for the update Lesley :D
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Crested Val » Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:14 pm

Thanks Lesley. I'm sure that is the best decsion for both the Mamba and the visitors. :dance:

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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Grantmissy » Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:47 am

Thank you for the feedback Lesley :thumbs_up: It ended well.

Snakes are not often seen in the Kruger National Park and most visitors do not see snakes during their visits but a person should always be alert and sensible.
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by hilda » Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:07 am

Thank you for the feedback Lesley! So glad the snake and visitors are all safe and at ease now! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by kallis1786 » Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:38 am

Wow.

Thanks for the information and update, I have personally seen snakes on a few occasions crossing the road, but Thank God never in a camp.

Glad it was re located.

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Re: Snakes in roofs –is it possible?

Unread post by Grantmissy » Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:51 am

It is definitely possible and could happen like the black mamba that had been removed from the roof of the restaurant at Lower-Sabie and released back in the veldt. Although not in The Kruger National Park but I have read in the news today that a very big snouted cobra has taken refuge in the drainage system in a block of flats in Pretoria East. The big snake was found inside the toilet of one of the apartments but the snake catcher that was called couldn’t remove it and it went back into the toilet. Residents were advised to keep their toilet lids closed to ensure that the big snake does not wander into other parts of their homes.
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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by Snoobab » Mon Nov 28, 2016 2:50 pm

BerkiSA wrote:Scary chap. Watching Boks vs England


Hmm, I think they should also relocate the TV, I've been told watching Springbok Rugby is more hazardous to your health than a Mamba bite,. :lol:

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Re: Mamba at Lower Sabie

Unread post by jaxidean » Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:32 am

Thanks for the update Lesley :)

Really happy to hear that the Mamba was released and now everyone can relax and enjoy their meals and beverages at Mugg & Bean :)
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