Something different.

South African snakes with venoms that are not considered to be medically important.

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Something different.

Postby Durban Keeper » Mon Jul 11, 2011 7:51 pm

Some of our country's beautiful gems!

Hemirhagerrhis nototaenia - Eastern bark snake
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Homoroselaps lacteus - Spotted Harlequin Snake

Striped phase (one of the most beautiful snakes I have ever seen)
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Re: Something different.

Postby Reinhard Booysen » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:00 pm

The Eastern Bark snake looks dangerous :evil: lol :lol:

Nice pics man.
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Re: Something different.

Postby levi_20 » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:03 pm

Wow that striped phase is amazing!
Great photo's. Do Bark snakes use their orange(y) tale as a lure?
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Re: Something different.

Postby Durban Keeper » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:05 pm

Good question levi. I'm really not sure. Quite possible though! Thanks dude!
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Re: Something different.

Postby Mitton » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:08 pm

Not sure what is better, the photography or the snakes.
Thanks for sharing, great post.
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Re: Something different.

Postby Durban Keeper » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:10 pm

What a compliment. Thanks Eugene!
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Re: Something different.

Postby Aaxel » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:40 pm

STUNNING!!! :shock:

Iv'e always wondered, do harlequin snakes belong to the the family of elapids or burrowing snakes???
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Re: Something different.

Postby Durban Keeper » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:45 pm

Aaxel, I recent read a comment by Wolfgang Wüster: 'They are pretty well established as Atractaspidids now - a sad loss to the Elapidae'
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Re: Something different.

Postby Groenslang » Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:29 pm

Epic photos! All of them are truly beautiful animals!
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Re: Something different.

Postby Pieter89 » Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:54 pm

Great post, the striped phase is beautiful!
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Re: Something different.

Postby Wolf777 » Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:57 pm

Wow some amazing finds Dean, and great photography too!
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Re: Something different.

Postby Durban Keeper » Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:09 pm

Wolf these are not my finds, just my photo's, but thanks everyone, glad you enjoy them!
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Re: Something different.

Postby imperial exotix » Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:04 pm

Killer shots d.k.

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Re: Something different.

Postby Superciliaris » Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:51 pm

Quality ! Gre@t p0st..
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Re: Something different.

Postby michael » Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:03 am

Nicely done DK!
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