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Snake Identification found in Randburg

Good day. Is anyone able to ID a little snake found in my garden in Sundowner, Randburg. Its approx 20cm long, caramel brown in colour with a creamy white under-belly. Whenever I brought my phone too close to try get a close-up of its face, it lashed out defensively at me. Could this be an adolescen...
by stingray1
Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:13 pm
 
Forum: Indigenous reptile observation and identification
Topic: Snake Identification found in Randburg
Replies: 4
Views: 1446

Olive whip snake venom effect on cats & dogs?

Can anyone advise on whether a bite from an Olive whip snake is lethal to small dogs and cats? Also, how dangerous is the venom to small children and babies? My understanding is that the venom is not dangerous to adult humans, but what about toddlers? If the venom is toxic to small rodents, am I rig...
by stingray1
Sun May 13, 2012 1:54 pm
 
Forum: Venom Club
Topic: Olive whip snake venom effect on cats & dogs?
Replies: 4
Views: 2780

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