Macrelaps microlepidotus

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

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Macrelaps microlepidotus

Postby Natal Black » Sat Oct 21, 2006 12:03 am

My name sake !! I love these things too much!! Unfortunately this male did not make it , found tonight 9;47pm ...

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another victim of man ....rest in peace my friend , you will be sorley missed.
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Postby arcadies » Sat Oct 21, 2006 12:35 am

SEXY beast! you and the snake
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Postby Mongoose » Sat Oct 21, 2006 5:35 am

That looks rather big, the snake that is.. Shame Howd you find it?
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Postby Natal Black » Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:16 am

Yah man its huge , I have seen one fater and bigger before though , was gravid too, but also smacked by a car , they get killed for nothing down there found it roadcruising , in a very urban area they are more commmon than housesnakes there by a long way saw 16 dor last year so this year im hoping . i get there before the cars do !!!
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Postby Mongoose » Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:19 am

Where are you from Nb?

Do they feed easily on mice?
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Postby Natal Black » Sat Oct 21, 2006 8:42 am

They love mice!! 4-5 in one sitting and they are super docile :) I am from Morroco :)
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Postby Mongoose » Sat Oct 21, 2006 8:45 am

Lol, i know you must be from the South cost somewhere, but exact location i dont know..
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Postby Natal Black » Sat Oct 21, 2006 11:29 am

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Postby Bushviper » Sat Oct 21, 2006 2:40 pm

I hope you post the roadkills on the SARCA website too.

I have never seen one that big before. I hope you manage to get some live ones before the cars do. I have never kept one and would still like to try. I hear they are quite easy to keep and make pleasant captives.
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