Pythons Everywhere

Pythons Everywhere

Postby Psychogav » Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:48 pm

I am in Gauteng at the moment but a friend of mine was called out to a house in Glendale KZN to remove a snake this week. It turned out to be this 1,5m Afroc

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He was then told that there is another one in the area and that the locals have been trying to catch it and eat it. He went down to the banks of the Mvoti and found 2 three metre afrocs sunbathing, they very quickly retreated down a hole which can be seen below with a tail sticking out of it.

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The problem is the locals are well aware of these snakes whereabouts and all to hungry for some kentucky fried python. What steps would you take to ensure the safety of these two snakes
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Re: Pythons Everywhere

Postby Silvrav » Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:19 am

Try to capture and relocate, or buy the locals some KFC with the promise not to catch it.
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Re: Pythons Everywhere

Postby eyed_lizard » Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:45 am

Silvrav, we all know that a promise like that does not stay for long.
I would also agree to relocate them... somehow?
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Re: Pythons Everywhere

Postby deleray » Wed Aug 18, 2010 10:08 am

You will be buying KFC for the whole town in no time once word gets out. The next step is that they will promise not to kill your kids if you buy them a car!
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Re: Pythons Everywhere

Postby mmwc » Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:32 am

I agree relocate would be best.
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Re: Pythons Everywhere

Postby cornell » Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:02 pm

Spread some evil rumours about how python meat causes impotence... Or causes your genitals to fall off.
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Re: Pythons Everywhere

Postby Microlepidotus » Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:44 pm

Tell them the Tokoloshie will come and does whatever it does to them.....

Sorry dont want to mention it here...
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Re: Pythons Everywhere

Postby Bernice » Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:06 am

For what reason in the name of all things holy do they want to EAT them for!

Is there a sudden scarcity of chickens and sheep that they are forced to scavenge wildlife for sustenance?

Sorry... idiots make my blood boil...

Psycogav! get those snakes out of there! ASAP! I wish I was closer... so that I could Help!

P.S. Im with cornell as to the vicious rumor thing... spread it!
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