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Re: Snakes in your garden

Unread post by kellyee21 » Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:05 am

Mfezi wrote:Welcome in South Africa Kellyee21!! Hope you don't ever need to use the numbers I forwarded to you... :pray:


Thanks so much Mfezi, me too !

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Re: Snakes in your garden

Unread post by Stampajane » Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:45 am

Thanks Hilda, they are common around here so I should make the time to learn more about them.

I quite like seeing them around in the garden although my gardener is terrified of them and won't work in any section of the garden for weeks if he has spotted a snake there. So there are always a few unkempt places in our garden!

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Re: Snakes in your garden

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:55 am

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I am assuming this is a little night adder. It was on its way into my kitchen a few weeks ago. My cats were far too interested, so we had to catch and release as soon as possible. Not an easy task for me.
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Re: Snakes in your garden

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:48 am

Great picture MM :thumbs_up: I would have found that very exciting :dance:
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