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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #280 on: November 23, 2014, 01:52:39 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.

Docile it may be, that is not a safe hold and those are not domestic pets.

That is a huge beautiful specimen, they have monstrous fangs and huge poison sacks. Your son only has to get a partial bike from one of those and he'll wear the scars for life... if he survived.
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #281 on: November 23, 2014, 02:51:47 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.

Docile it may be, that is not a safe hold and those are not domestic pets.

That is a huge beautiful specimen, they have monstrous fangs and huge poison sacks. Your son only has to get a partial bike from one of those and he'll wear the scars for life... if he survived.

now that's a Kamanya typo if I've ever seen one  ;) ;D
 

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #282 on: November 23, 2014, 04:22:17 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.

Docile it may be, that is not a safe hold and those are not domestic pets.

That is a huge beautiful specimen, they have monstrous fangs and huge poison sacks. Your son only has to get a partial bike from one of those and he'll wear the scars for life... if he survived.

now that's a Kamanya typo if I've ever seen one  ;) ;D


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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #283 on: November 23, 2014, 07:30:13 pm »


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.

They are very docile and seems to tame well or sense that the handler is no threat to them.
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #284 on: November 23, 2014, 07:48:44 pm »
Baie eienaardige slang.
Lyk soos 'n dun slangetjie wat deur 'n dikke geryg is.

 

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #285 on: November 23, 2014, 08:44:08 pm »
 :sip: Pragtige slang, erg bedreig in die natuur.
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #286 on: November 23, 2014, 11:44:29 pm »
Most beautiful pattern on any snake the Gaboons. 
 

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #287 on: November 24, 2014, 06:02:42 pm »
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #288 on: November 24, 2014, 06:21:39 pm »
Saw this kill live.
Zim, march 2014.
At the time, the guide said the snake would not need to eat again until october  :eek7:


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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #289 on: November 24, 2014, 06:25:37 pm »
 :sip: The problem the pythons have is that they are so large and visible, get killed by peoplols, for eats. :3some:
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #290 on: December 01, 2014, 01:08:27 pm »
I love snakes...

Here is my still very young Carpet python....









 

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #291 on: December 01, 2014, 05:20:16 pm »
I'm so farking glad you live 1400km's away Silvrav.  ::)

I'd hate to be your neighbor.  ;D
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #292 on: December 02, 2014, 11:04:23 am »
I'm so farking glad you live 1400km's away Silvrav.  ::)

I'd hate to be your neighbor.  ;D

Ja nee, i have an intense fear of snakes.


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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #293 on: December 02, 2014, 01:22:37 pm »
Saw this kill live.
Zim, march 2014.
At the time, the guide said the snake would not need to eat again until october  :eek7:

Did you wait for it to swallow? It would have had to start again, this time from the head to have any chance of getting it all in.
 

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #294 on: December 02, 2014, 05:26:47 pm »
Saw this kill live.
Zim, march 2014.
At the time, the guide said the snake would not need to eat again until october  :eek7:

Did you wait for it to swallow? It would have had to start again, this time from the head to have any chance of getting it all in.

Die slang het die rooibok aan die poot gegryp. Die rooibok sleep toe die ding tot op die pad en collapse toe daar. Wham Bham wrap die slang sy lyf om die bok se nek, sonder om te laat gaan van sy hou-vas opi been. Hy bly toe so totdat die bok sy laaste skop gegee het. En toe raak die chinese kameras te veel en die slang is weg sonder sy vleisie!

Die slang seil toe onder die safari trokkie deur en almal stres en kyk om seker te maak die slang kom ander kant uit!



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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #295 on: December 03, 2014, 03:25:56 pm »
... en net daar is daai arme luislang se kos vir die jaar weg  :(  Ten minste het die Shinese hulle fotos gekry, dis mos al wat tel.
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #296 on: December 03, 2014, 03:30:11 pm »
Saterdagmiddag skiet ek 'n geelslang hier amper op die voorstoep. Sondag toe hoor ek die voŽltjies gaan kwaai tekere hier in die boom op die hoek van die huis.  Ek vat toe die haelgeweer en gaan kyk.  Ek soek hom, ek soek hom, ek kry hom hy's weg.  Ek sien aanvanklik geen slang nie.  Toe loer ek bietjie mooi in die boom en sien vir boomslang se kind wat agter die voŽlkuikens aan is.  Nou is die slang half op die dak en half in die boom so ek kan nie skiet nie anders slaap ons nat.

Ek los hom toe weer so 'n rukkie en gaan toe terug toe het hy al na die dakbalke van die stoep gevorder.  Ek druk druk ou boom oom met die haelgeweer se loop maar toe kry hy spoed en is hy daar weg in die boom, nie weer gesien nie  :o
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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #297 on: December 03, 2014, 08:34:09 pm »
I'm so farking glad you live 1400km's away Silvrav.  ::)

I'd hate to be your neighbor.  ;D

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #298 on: December 03, 2014, 09:08:24 pm »
Saterdagmiddag skiet ek 'n geelslang hier amper op die voorstoep. Sondag toe hoor ek die voŽltjies gaan kwaai tekere hier in die boom op die hoek van die huis.  Ek vat toe die haelgeweer en gaan kyk.  Ek soek hom, ek soek hom, ek kry hom hy's weg.  Ek sien aanvanklik geen slang nie.  Toe loer ek bietjie mooi in die boom en sien vir boomslang se kind wat agter die voŽlkuikens aan is.  Nou is die slang half op die dak en half in die boom so ek kan nie skiet nie anders slaap ons nat.

Ek los hom toe weer so 'n rukkie en gaan toe terug toe het hy al na die dakbalke van die stoep gevorder.  Ek druk druk ou boom oom met die haelgeweer se loop maar toe kry hy spoed en is hy daar weg in die boom, nie weer gesien nie  :o

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Re: Snake Photos
« Reply #299 on: December 03, 2014, 09:50:25 pm »
... en net daar is daai arme luislang se kos vir die jaar weg  :(  Ten minste het die Shinese hulle fotos gekry, dis mos al wat tel.

My eerste reaksie ook.  >:(
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