Please Identify

Re: Please Identify

Postby Rishaad » Tue Feb 15, 2011 11:49 am

Correct me if I am wrong but doesn't Andrew live on the north coast. If this is the case then that is a mighty long way for that snake to travel. Are you sure this guy is not just making up the story about it being found in the garage. Also it is not exactly a very common snake in the pet industry in these parts.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby rolandslf » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:25 pm

Rishaad, you make a point.
Andrew said that he has two Females. I will of course want to see the females and confirm that they are such. I think that if he has two females it can be reasonably assumed that this one is his. I know that when people buy these rarer species, they normally do so in a 1.2 combination.
Problem number one is to get the snake away from the guy who has it, this in itself will not be easy.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby Fooble » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:33 pm

I remember somewhere on here of Mr Hacket mentioning he had one go MISSING.
Realistically speaking it's now corn snake or Boa Constrictor that snake is worth a FAIR bit. Not many if ANY one else are keeping these and chances of another one escaping doubtful.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby sega » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:38 pm

I hope the owner gets it back.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby Psychogav » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:40 pm

How many people on this forum have kept those?? 1 maybe 2. I'm sure if Andrew says it is his snake then it is. Look at his stuff on pitchblack. The kid must hand it over!
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Re: Please Identify

Postby rolandslf » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:48 pm

My feelings exactly Gav.
I am going to see if I can find the kid tonight and convince him to give the snake to me.
As much as it goes against the grain, I will threaten him with the police or something like that if I have to.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby rolandslf » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:49 pm

Just as a matter of interest, what would one of these cost.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby Fooble » Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:09 pm

rolandslf wrote:Just as a matter of interest, what would one of these cost.


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Re: Please Identify

Postby rolandslf » Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:18 pm

Thanks Tyrone

I had to laugh at the irony of Byrons' comment, "Good Luck Finding Any", and here one almost falls into my lap.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby Bushviper » Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:36 pm

That snake went "missing" a while ago. I hope someone gets held accountable. The plot thickens a bit and I hope someone can enlighten us.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby rolandslf » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:12 pm

BV - From what I here this snake went missing about three months ago. I can only add that the snake is in very good condition.
It is just luck that this youngster 'FOUND" it and happened to bring it to me for identification.

My job now is to try and get it back to its rightfull owner.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby marc bt » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:55 pm

WOW that snake must have travelled very far as Andrew doesn't live too far from me and i'm in Glenwood.
Where exactly did this youngster find this snake or was it maybe a call-out that he managed to get his hands on this snake?
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Re: Please Identify

Postby rolandslf » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:59 pm

Hey Marc.

His brother-in-law called him to a block of flats in Umbilo somewhere yesterday morning but the snake could not be found. His brother-in-law called him back last night to say that the snake was back. He caught it and then brought it to me.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby marc bt » Tue Feb 15, 2011 3:05 pm

Ahh that makes alot more sense now as Andrew lives in Umbilo.
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Re: Please Identify

Postby Superciliaris » Tue Feb 15, 2011 3:06 pm

It was found near my house in Umbilo , I am just delighted and astonished that it is still actually alive ..... I remember looking for it in very cold and raining
conditions thinking there was no way he was gonna make it out there. I will find out exactly the day it went missing so we know how long it has been.
A great story ... I will def reward Roland with a pair of CB babies should the animal return.

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