Unique call-out in the Vaal

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

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Unique call-out in the Vaal

Postby Kakibos » Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:10 pm

Hi guys well I had a wonderful start to 2015 regarding call-outs.
a Few months ago I heard that there was a small population of Dusky Bellied water snakes around the Vaal Triangle(for you guys who do not know, Vereeniging, Vanderbijlpark and surroundings, Gauteng). I had my doubts as I have never came across one before.

Well as luck should have it today I got a call-out and on arrival I found a Dusky Bellied water snake (L. laevissimus): :D , man was I happy, my first ever.

Here are the pics enjoy!

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Re: Unique call-out in the Vaal

Postby SteveZi » Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:59 pm

nice one! like a small anaconda
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Re: Unique call-out in the Vaal

Postby Westley Price » Wed Jan 07, 2015 7:23 am

Very cool call out man, well done.
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Re: Unique call-out in the Vaal

Postby Mitton » Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:24 am

Great stuff, nice find.
I found my first one in November this year, also a nice and big one like that.
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Re: Unique call-out in the Vaal

Postby TonyK » Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:07 am

Wow very nice. That snake looks huge.
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Re: Unique call-out in the Vaal

Postby Ruan Stander » Fri Jan 09, 2015 12:23 pm

Nice find, the head is quite reminiscent of an anaconda isn't it ?
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