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Snake: Western Stripe-bellied Sand

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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread post by Wild about cats » Fri Dec 11, 2009 11:27 am

Western Stripe-bellied Sand Snake?
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Snake: Western Stripe-bellied Sand

Unread post by Perks. » Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:52 pm

Nkuhlu Picnic Site, 31/03/2011

Approx. 1m in length, but wasn't going to manually remove the chicanes for an accurate measurement! :D

(Rotated on my machine and re-saved, Tinypic set it back to original, sorry.)


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Re: Olive Grass (or Whip) Snake

Unread post by Ernest J » Sun Apr 03, 2011 5:08 pm

Hi Perks,
Your snake is a Western Striped-bellied Sand Snake nice find :clap: :clap: on my wish list still.
Mildly venomous eats Lizards Frogs and Rodents
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Re: Western Stripe-bellied Sand Snake

Unread post by Leanawel » Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:24 am

:D Hi there all, Nkuhlu is one of my favourites, even in the "bad" :( times. The primates were terrible and we got a good idea :thumbs_up: from the staff there. Last year, we bought 2 rubber snakes to put down near our stuff at Nkuhlu - but it was not necessary - not a monkey in sight :dance: Instead it came in very useful at our safari tent at LS, keeping the baboons at bay on the deck. :thumbs_up:

Keep up the good work Nkuhlu - you are great :thumbs_up: See you in 105 days :dance: :dance:

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