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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #260 on: October 20, 2014, 07:19:21 pm »
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #261 on: October 20, 2014, 07:57:35 pm »
I just read a thread on The 4x4 community forum about Mambas striking at cars etc on dirt roads, What if youre on a bike? Youre pretty screwed. Has anyone ever had an encounter?

http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=174067
:sip: So you think this snake is clever enough to distinguish between you and the bike, this "unit" coming towards it and accurately strike and hit you on that opening between your glove and your jacket sleeve. And if it misses "it is said" that it can keep up with a horse, so if you ride a white S10, you have no chance at all, it can bite you about 10 times before you move about 10 meters, And if it misses you in ten meters, it can also bite onto its tail and roll faster that the bike can go and being a white bike it will not be very difficult.
And, if you ride in very forested area remember to strap a pot of hot mealie pap onto your helmet, so, if a green mamba waits for you hanging from a branch it will strike into the pap and injure itself and that way you will be saved.
I hope this info is of any value.   :bueller:
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #262 on: October 20, 2014, 10:21:17 pm »
I just read a thread on The 4x4 community forum about Mambas striking at cars etc on dirt roads, What if youre on a bike? Youre pretty screwed. Has anyone ever had an encounter?

http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=174067
:sip: So you think this snake is clever enough to distinguish between you and the bike, this "unit" coming towards it and accurately strike and hit you on that opening between your glove and your jacket sleeve. And if it misses "it is said" that it can keep up with a horse, so if you ride a white S10, you have no chance at all, it can bite you about 10 times before you move about 10 meters, And if it misses you in ten meters, it can also bite onto its tail and roll faster that the bike can go and being a white bike it will not be very difficult.
And, if you ride in very forested area remember to strap a pot of hot mealie pap onto your helmet, so, if a green mamba waits for you hanging from a branch it will strike into the pap and injure itself and that way you will be saved.
I hope this info is of any value.   :bueller:

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #263 on: October 21, 2014, 06:22:09 am »
I just read a thread on The 4x4 community forum about Mambas striking at cars etc on dirt roads, What if youre on a bike? Youre pretty screwed. Has anyone ever had an encounter?

http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=174067
:sip: So you think this snake is clever enough to distinguish between you and the bike, this "unit" coming towards it and accurately strike and hit you on that opening between your glove and your jacket sleeve. And if it misses "it is said" that it can keep up with a horse, so if you ride a white S10, you have no chance at all, it can bite you about 10 times before you move about 10 meters, And if it misses you in ten meters, it can also bite onto its tail and roll faster that the bike can go and being a white bike it will not be very difficult.
And, if you ride in very forested area remember to strap a pot of hot mealie pap onto your helmet, so, if a green mamba waits for you hanging from a branch it will strike into the pap and injure itself and that way you will be saved.
I hope this info is of any value.   :bueller:

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #264 on: October 21, 2014, 07:01:51 am »
I was busy taking photos at the West Coast when i came aware of a movement next to my shoulder in a tree.

Needless to say that i was very happy to see this guy next to me......


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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #265 on: October 21, 2014, 07:17:29 am »
And... if you do kill it, burn it so that its blood (or spirit) doesn't call its family along
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #266 on: October 21, 2014, 07:28:22 am »
I just read a thread on The 4x4 community forum about Mambas striking at cars etc on dirt roads, What if youre on a bike? Youre pretty screwed. Has anyone ever had an encounter?

http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=174067
:sip: So you think this snake is clever enough to distinguish between you and the bike, this "unit" coming towards it and accurately strike and hit you on that opening between your glove and your jacket sleeve. And if it misses "it is said" that it can keep up with a horse, so if you ride a white S10, you have no chance at all, it can bite you about 10 times before you move about 10 meters, And if it misses you in ten meters, it can also bite onto its tail and roll faster that the bike can go and being a white bike it will not be very difficult.
And, if you ride in very forested area remember to strap a pot of hot mealie pap onto your helmet, so, if a green mamba waits for you hanging from a branch it will strike into the pap and injure itself and that way you will be saved.
I hope this info is of any value.   :bueller:

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #267 on: October 21, 2014, 05:19:46 pm »
Bie dankie vir die kompliment Mev Vis Arend.
Ek geniet u en u man se "ride raports" en foto"s baie.
 

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #268 on: October 29, 2014, 07:56:13 am »
Boomslang vs MTB....
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #269 on: October 29, 2014, 08:47:28 am »
Boomslang vs MTB....
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #270 on: October 29, 2014, 12:59:55 pm »
Boomslang vs MTB....

He was on his way up to bite your ass   :o
 

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #271 on: October 30, 2014, 10:30:55 am »
Boomslang vs MTB....

He was on his way up to bite your ass   :o

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #272 on: November 12, 2014, 06:14:44 am »
Ek kry die meneer in my tuin besig om my honde te ontstel. (Eiervreter / Common egg eater)
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #273 on: November 12, 2014, 06:19:05 pm »
That egg eater is beautiful
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #274 on: November 12, 2014, 06:23:35 pm »
I saw this oke taking histime to cross the road on a day ride with my wife.Had to stop and take a pic.
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #275 on: November 12, 2014, 06:27:15 pm »
Did an overnight ride to Mtentu River Lodge in the Eastern Cape and came across this puffy chilling in the last rays of sunshine for the day.I rolled some stones at him to get him off the road so the locals wouldn't kill him.
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #276 on: November 23, 2014, 09:35:41 am »
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #277 on: November 23, 2014, 10:32:06 am »


Either he is extremely well versed in snake handling and has a huge risk appetite, or has absolutely no fucking idea, or that Gaboon is dead.
« Last Edit: November 23, 2014, 10:34:12 am by Kamanya »
I wonder where that road goes? And that, has usually made all the difference. Appologies to Mr Frost

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #278 on: November 23, 2014, 10:32:31 am »
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #279 on: November 23, 2014, 12:31:37 pm »
"extremely well versed in snake handling" correct, this is my son and that snake is one of a breeding pair. Believe it or not the Gaboon Adder is a very docile snake although very venomous.
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