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Snake: Southern African Python

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Unread post by bondm » Sun Jan 20, 2013 4:45 pm

Python.
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Re: African Rock Python

Unread post by wyld@hrt » Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:20 pm

We were lucky enough to come across a python that had just taken an impala along the Maroela Loop in December.
Almost impossible to tell the length as it was still in the process of squeezing its victim into submission and ultimate death however judging by the width of the coil (my thigh would have been embarrassed next to it)
I would safely say the length was between 4 and 5 metres or even longer.

Due to the lateness of the event we unfortunately had to leave and didn't manage to see the finale.

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Re: African Rock Python

Unread post by wyld@hrt » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:18 pm

Ok, let's try again... :doh:

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Re: Snake: African Python

Unread post by luislang » Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:37 pm

Saw this monster next to the road between Orpen and Satara close to the S12 turnoff to Girivana dam.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/71903593@N05/7195613082/
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Re: Snake: African Python

Unread post by Mfezi » Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:18 pm

Here is a link to the page that I have posted photos of a python I saw in 2006 on the H10. Not sure anymore what time of the day it was though :hmz: I will say it was between 1,5m and 2m.

viewtopic.php?style=2&f=90&t=7414&start=30

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Re: Snake: African Python

Unread post by JenB » Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:28 pm

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Re: Snake: African Python

Unread post by anne-marie » Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:47 pm

wow superb :dance: :clap:
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Re: Snake: Southern African Python

Unread post by johanrebel » Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:53 am

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Re: Snake: Southern African Python

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:07 pm

Nice pic Johan. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Snake: Southern African Python

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:04 am

Wow, what a sighting. :D Lovely image. :thumbs_up:
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