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Bitis armata

Postby Westley Price » Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:21 am

Hi guys

I was asked by the owner to post these pics of a captive born pair of Bitis armata.

I saw these with my own eyes and they are awesome to say the least. The one had a nice bit of orange colour on it.

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As always, pics do not do them justice.
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby Matt Robinson » Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:32 am

Wow that is amazing. I think their is a picture on these forums of a young B. armata, pested by armata i think. The snake had a lot of orange in it. They look so beautiful.
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby Rob » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:02 am

Why do pics always have the right hand side cut off for me?
I can only see the tail of the one snake.

Thanks for sharing Westley, whats his address? ;)
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby Fooble » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:24 am

They are cut off for me too Rob.
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby Rob » Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:39 am

Aah, problem solved. Thanks Foob!
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby Amphibian » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:24 am

Ya Cheers Fooble......had the same problem.
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby Wolf777 » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:26 am

Awesome snakes!
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby Fooble » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:35 am

No worries Rob & Amphibian the price we pay for using a faster browser :)
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby gaboon69 » Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:21 pm

There seems to be a number of people working with these abroad and locally. CB animals nogals. They seem to be getting more available which should bring down prices and pressure on the wild populations.
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby armata » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:07 pm

Where did the parent snakes come from?
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby Westley Price » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:09 pm

Armata, the owner mentioned that the mother had come from an area where armata are not known to occur.
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Re: Bitis armata

Postby armata » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:19 pm

Well, seeing as I am working on them inc range and distribution it could help if he or someone could PM me.

I have bred them but i did not post the pics or info here, I knew what the response would be!

They were all (7) released at dehoop.
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