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South African snakes commonly known as non-venomous, including the Natal rock python (Python natalensis).

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Postby it_bit_me » Mon Mar 08, 2010 5:39 pm

Quite nice to see how many teeth they have.
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Re: Snake skeleton

Postby nvlooi » Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:14 pm

Nice not something you find every day.
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Re: Snake skeleton

Postby jka » Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:24 pm

Cape file snake? This is way out of their range.

Seriously, please let me know when and where?

Give me a shout when you have some eggies I hardly every see any good sized eggeaters.

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Re: Snake skeleton

Postby atropos » Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:50 pm

Very nice. Where'd the skeleton come from?
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Re: Snake skeleton

Postby it_bit_me » Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:53 pm

I wanted to say bhs because the skull from above is very slender and long.

Finding a file snake probably wont happen again because it was some years ago. Its on the little farm u see on ur right just before u see Bokomo on ur left. Do u know what I'm talking about?
The snake was luying on a river bank and the area has alot of snail-eaters.

Then egg-eaters are also in farm areas ,around George.
I'm sorry to say that this is also some time ago and the only reason we found them was because farmers were ploughing their lands and destroying alot of termite mounds. We found Up to 50 on one day.
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Re: Snake skeleton

Postby jka » Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:16 pm

I have an idea where that is but they are developing there. I'm sure they are busy with an security complex.
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Re: Snake skeleton

Postby armata » Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:44 pm

Well I'm hearing it all. rinkhals in Oudtshoorn, now Cape files?

Then again I have onle had three moles snakes and two B.caudalis in six years, so not writing it off.

Also we now know of a population of night adders and Philothamnus at Swellendam, way west of their range, so lot of work to be done.
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Re: Snake skeleton

Postby it_bit_me » Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:03 pm

The B. caudalis I would think is the rarest . Moles I see at the nothern cross and Cape cobras I've only ever found in copper colour with no black neck band even in juvenils.
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Re: Snake skeleton

Postby jka » Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:05 pm

Rinkhals are fact 2 of them in the same area.

We should check out Calitzdorp area for more live moles.
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