Help to identify

Help to identify

Postby Saci_perere » Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:48 pm

Hi there, would you help us identify this snake? We saw it on a golf course in Kosmosdal, Centurion. It was about 1,20m long.
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Re: Help to identify

Postby Saci_perere » Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:55 pm

Here is closer picture.
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Re: Help to identify

Postby boomslang(kaas) » Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:23 pm

Its not a very clear photo, but it looks like a Snouted Cobra.
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Re: Help to identify

Postby Mr Venom » Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:49 pm

I agree, Snouted cobra.
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Re: Help to identify

Postby kfc223 » Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:01 pm

Ja that looks like a Naja annulifera.
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Re: Help to identify

Postby Saci_perere » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:05 pm

Thanks so much for the help! :smt006
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Re: Help to identify

Postby Westley Price » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:54 pm

My first thought was Snouted Cobra too, but I don't think we can rule out Rinkhals just yet.

The scales do look quite rough and possibly keeled, so maybe Rinkhals.
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Re: Help to identify

Postby Mitton » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:39 pm

I also say Rinkhals, they are a lot more common in that area.
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Re: Help to identify

Postby coral snake » Sun Jan 20, 2013 12:51 pm

I say its a snoutie-if you look at closely you can see that his colour is dark brown on top and fades to the sides. Still that doesn't rule out the fact that its not a Rinkhals.
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