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Awesome behavior.

Hi Guys, I witnessed something which I thought was unique, but might be known behavior to some of you guys out there. I just thought I’d share. :?: I have a yearling Rinkhals (Hemachatus haemachatus). He is an absolute character and gets up to all sorts of antics in his cage. :-D One of the things t...
by HomerS
Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:44 pm
 
Forum: Rinkhals (Hemachatus haemachatus)
Topic: Awesome behavior.
Replies: 2
Views: 808

Re: Can you help ID this?

Thanks Guys. I would have never thought a fish would eat a snake, but I guess you learn something every day. But then again, rule of nature, he who is the largest… :D ..
by HomerS
Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:29 pm
 
Forum: Mpumalanga
Topic: Can you help ID this?
Replies: 5
Views: 875

Re: Can you help ID this?

Got some camera photos from my brother.

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by HomerS
Sun Mar 01, 2015 6:50 pm
 
Forum: Mpumalanga
Topic: Can you help ID this?
Replies: 5
Views: 875

Can you help ID this?

Hi Guys, My brother has a holiday home in Belfast Mpumalanga where he spends as much time as possible. He is big into fly fishing and the area obviously is perfect for fly fishing. Not that I have any idea about fly fishing. My Brother on the other side is not a herper. On Saturday 2015-02-28, he ca...
by HomerS
Sun Mar 01, 2015 11:11 am
 
Forum: Mpumalanga
Topic: Can you help ID this?
Replies: 5
Views: 875

Re: Confirm ID please?

If I knew this was such a confusing one to identify, I would have brought it home, properly photographed it, and took it back.

The following is a pic of my finger on the stick. This will give perspective of the size.
by HomerS
Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Confirm ID please?
Replies: 13
Views: 1701

Re: Confirm ID please?

I know color is not much to go by, but this one was black (no spots or markings that I could see) with a white or very light colored belly. But like I said, it was really tiny. When I first saw it I thought it was a large earth worm. :smt004
by HomerS
Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:30 pm
 
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Confirm ID please?
Replies: 13
Views: 1701

Confirm ID please?

20150209_215247small.jpg Hi Guys, found this very little guy on a road near the Mountain in Gordon's Bay Western Cape. I am not sure, but after searching the web I think it might be a Brown Water Snake (Lycodonomorphus rufulus). It was very small. To give you an idea, the wooden portion of the stic...
by HomerS
Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:05 pm
 
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Confirm ID please?
Replies: 13
Views: 1701

Confirm ID Please?

Hi Guys,
Found this guy dor in the Gordon’s Bay Western Cape area. Is this Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia Red Lipped herald?
by HomerS
Sun Apr 20, 2014 12:21 am
 
Forum: Indigenous mildly venomous snakes
Topic: Confirm ID Please?
Replies: 2
Views: 889

FROG ID please

Hi Guys, I am new to the forum, and have been shutting up and learning most the time. :D I am more of a snake person, and know absolutely nothing about amphibians and frogs. I came across some of these frogs in a puddle against the Gordon’s Bay Mountain Western Cape the other day. Can anybody please...
by HomerS
Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:21 pm
 
Forum: Amphibians
Topic: FROG ID please
Replies: 1
Views: 658

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