Any ideas what this is?

Any ideas what this is?

Postby TankFish » Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:39 pm

Had a white underbelly.
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Re: Any ideas what this is?

Postby michael » Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:43 pm

It looks like a wolf snake.
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Re: Any ideas what this is?

Postby Mitton » Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:48 pm

I agree with Michael.
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Re: Any ideas what this is?

Postby Fooble » Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:45 pm

Yupp without a doubt, Cape Wolf Snake.
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Re: Any ideas what this is?

Postby Reynard » Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:28 pm

Culibrid.
Fangless so no venom either.
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Re: Any ideas what this is?

Postby LizardLover » Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:45 pm

What in the name of hell is a culibrid?
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Re: Any ideas what this is?

Postby wadekilian » Tue Jun 04, 2013 11:00 pm

He means colubrid. Colubridae are a family of snakes like Pythonidae, Boidae, Elapidae and Viperidae.

Some 'key distinguishing points' for me are that Colubrids are either back-fanged / lack fangs altogether, Pythons lay eggs and have heat sensing pits (not all of them e.g Woma Python), Boas are viviparous (although not all e.g Muller's Sand Boa), Elapids have short, fixed fangs at the front of their mouths and Vipers have long, fixed fangs which are also in the front of their mouths.
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Re: Any ideas what this is?

Postby meeerkat » Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:29 am

Cape Wolf Snake
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