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Re: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by michel367 » Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:50 pm

Finally I can put one on my list too.

Puffadder. :lol:

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Re: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Ernest J » Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:29 pm

I have a few to share (most of these I have caught and relocated) *

1.Rinkals (Adult + Juvenile)*
2.Boomslang (Adult + Juvenile)*
3.Puffadder (Adult + Juvenile)*
4.Black Mamba (Adult + Juvenile)*
5.Green Mamba
6.Southern Vine Snake
7.Nightadder (Adult + Juvenile)*
8.Red Lipped Herald (Adult + Juvenile)*
9.Eggeater*
10.Brown House Snake*
11.Aurora House Snake*
12.Skaap Steekker*
13.Black headed Centerpede eater*
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Re: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by fooble » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:07 pm

You mean " black headed centipede eater" ?

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Re: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Ernest J » Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:43 pm

Thank you fooble,

Corrected,

a few more to add

14.Mole Snake*
15.Spotted Bush Snake
16.Schelgel's Beaked Blind Snake
17.Olive Housesnake
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Re: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Rodwraylva » Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:44 pm

21) olive house snake (on west coast road on way to melkbosstrand)

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Re: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Mant » Tue May 04, 2010 9:36 pm

Hi,

I saw a Mozambique Spitting Cobra on the Sunset Drive from Tamboti in March. Sadly I couldn't get a photo. It was gone in a flash.

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Re: Snake: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by jesica » Wed Apr 16, 2014 2:30 pm

I am a bit late, but can I join in the fun :mrgreen:

1x cape cobra
1x boomslang
1x skaapsteker
1x rinkhals
1x Schelegel haakneus slang
4x herald snakes
3x brown house snakes
3x black mamba
3x African rock pythons
1x African bush snake
2x mozambieck spitting cobra
1X Aurora
1x Night adder
7x unknown


30 in total
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Re: Snake: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by NetEk » Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:19 pm

Eish....


Will have to sit tonight with the book and make the list.....
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Re: Snake: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Wed Apr 16, 2014 6:48 pm

My list:

I must tell you that the forum has helped me to overcome a serious snake phobia.

Black mamba

Green mamba

Mole snake

Boomslang

Egg eaters (many)

African Python

Night adder

Puff adder

Rinkhals

blind snake

River snake (green)

Moz spitting cobra, my most frequent sighting.
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Re: Snake: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Adansonia » Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:36 pm

My list:

1) Puff adder
2) Berg adder
3) Horned adder
4) Common night adder
5) Black mamba
6) Cape cobra
7) Mosambique spittubg cobra
8) Boomslang
9) Southern stiletto snake
10) Natal black snake
11) Rufous beaked snake
12) Olive whip snake
13) Western stripe-bellied sand snake
14) Spotted skaapsteker
15) Striped skaapsteker
16) Common tiger snake
17) Herald snake
18) Black headed centipede eater
19) Southern African python
20) Brown house snake
21) Common brown water snake
22) Mole snake
23) Spotted bush snake
24) Green water snake
25) Common egg eater
26) Southern brown egg eater
27) Delalande's beaked blind snake
28) Schlegel's beaked blind snake
29) Bibron';s blind snake

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Re: Snake: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Elaine27 » Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:15 pm

This is my list:

African rock python
Black mamba
Boomslang
Mozambique spitting cobra
Forest cobra
Snouted cobra
Cape cobra
Rinkhals
Puff adder
Night adder
Vine snake
Whip snake
Skaapsteker
Red-lipped snake
Brown house snake
Mole snake
Common egg-eater
Cape wolf snake

U.S.A
Black racer
California king snake
Pygmy rattlesnake

Thailand
King cobra

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Re: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Ernest J » Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:54 am

Ernest J wrote:I have a few to share (most of these I have caught and relocated) *

1.Rinkals (Adult + Juvenile)*
2.Boomslang (Adult + Juvenile)*
3.Puffadder (Adult + Juvenile)*
4.Black Mamba (Adult + Juvenile)*
5.Green Mamba
6.Southern Vine Snake
7.Nightadder (Adult + Juvenile)*
8.Red Lipped Herald (Adult + Juvenile)*
9.Eggeater*
10.Brown House Snake*
11.Aurora House Snake*
12.Skaap Steekker*
13.Black headed Centerpede eater*

14.African Rock Python
15.Mole Snake
16.Snouted Cobra
17.Spotted Bush Snake
18.Berg Adder
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Re: Snake: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Garyd73 » Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:26 pm

None, zero, zilch, bugger all :cry: :cry:

One day hopefully :pray:
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Re: Snake: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Grantmissy » Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:35 pm

Sorry Garyd73 - perhaps during your next visit you may see a snake or more than one in the wild :cam:

:) Interestingly others might be (very) happy with this situation regarding snake sightings:

Garyd73 wrote:None, zero, zilch, bugger all
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Re: Snake: How Many Snakes on Your list?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:13 am

Garyd73 wrote:None, zero, zilch, bugger all :cry: :cry:

One day hopefully :pray:


Gary, you will just have to come back again soon to remedy that.

I am going to add a Tiger snake to my list.
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