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A nice Horned Adder

Postby Pythonodipsas » Sat Jun 09, 2007 10:16 pm

Some of you may know this snake. I saw it about 4 years ago a Stuart Hebbards snake park in Swakopmund Namibia. He said it came from the skeleton coast area and it is normal for them to be so colorful from up there.

Pictures don't do its colours justice - it looked luminous in real life.

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Postby mania » Sun Jun 10, 2007 1:42 am

that is seriously cool. was it a juvi or adult
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Postby Pythonodipsas » Sun Jun 10, 2007 9:14 am

It was an adult snake when I saw it in 2003. I know its still alive. There is a picture of it in his latest guide.
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Postby Zeek » Sun Jun 10, 2007 9:15 am

Awesome specimen
I wish that was in my collection :!:
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Postby Bushviper » Sun Jun 10, 2007 11:29 am

Wow that does not even look close to any other
B. caudalis specimen I have ever seen.

The Skeleton coast is where they shoot you for trespassing I think. Pity.
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Postby Natal_Black » Sun Jun 10, 2007 1:46 pm

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Cool Snake!
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Postby Rob » Sun Jun 10, 2007 2:49 pm

Spectacular! What a pity if they don't try get it a mate.
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Postby dave » Sun Jun 10, 2007 7:22 pm

OMG :shock: i need a new keyboard now :D realy spectacular colored
caudalis :cool:
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Postby froot » Sun Jun 10, 2007 7:26 pm

The Skeleton coast is where they shoot you for trespassing I think. Pity.


Isn't that the diamond concession area? I heard they don't let you up the skeleton coast without sufficient provisions. Although it's been 10 years since I was there so.. maybe but I doubt it.

Stunning specimen btw, you people make me envious ;)
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Postby drummer » Mon Jun 11, 2007 11:02 pm

damn.... when we going to go dodge the bullets? who's in :D?
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Postby Pythonodipsas » Mon Jun 11, 2007 11:23 pm

Lol, drummer_68 - Are you back from the US?

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I am not sure about the status either but I am sure I would've heard about this. The Skeleton Coast is a big tourist area though I think is policed or guarded well.
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Postby Bushviper » Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:02 am

Drummer I will by your side, dodging bullets with a smile on my face. That snake is truly stunning.
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Postby mm069 » Wed Jun 13, 2007 9:39 am

hey if you guys are keen I'm in... I'll come back with a few kgs of rough diamonds as well...
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Postby Bushviper » Wed Jun 13, 2007 10:40 am

Yip Real blood diamonds. Covered in the blood of fallen herpers!
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Postby Pythonodipsas » Wed Jun 13, 2007 11:25 am

Well, if we go I am in and we must just stop in at Mike Griffin's place. He would love to see our catches and maybe he will buy our rough diamonds too... :lol: :lol: :lol:
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