Brown house snake and bat..

Brown house snake and bat..

Postby Quintin » Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:30 am

Hi All,

Seems like the first snakes are emerging in and around our town called Fochville.. Looking forward to the call outs this season!!!

A friend sent me this pic this morning. They found the little brown house snake busy constricting a bat. They left the little fella, and bagged him after he finished its meal, and released it on a farm. I hope it kept its meal in...

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Wish there were more people like this... these people don't know anything about snakes, but still release it unharmed.

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Re: Brown house snake and bat..

Postby Westley Price » Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:36 am

Awesome observation!

That BHS has some MAD skills to catch a bat, haha.

Glad the story has a happy ending.

Thanx for sharing.
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Re: Brown house snake and bat..

Postby Smeegle » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:15 am

Shew, so relieved! Had images going through my mind of some idiot killing a snake with a cricket bat or something!

Thanks for sharing, definitely not something you see everyday :)
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Re: Brown house snake and bat..

Postby kfc223 » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:32 am

I also thought that!
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Re: Brown house snake and bat..

Postby Fooble » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:46 am

Smeegle wrote:Shew, so relieved! Had images going through my mind of some idiot killing a snake with a cricket bat or something!


Ha ha, that's a really nice sighting. I watched a show the other day with Boa's eating bats in a cave but they of course hang from the roof very cool!
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Re: Brown house snake and bat..

Postby TH » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:49 am

Very cool sighting! And glad it had a happy ending too... :D
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Re: Brown house snake and bat..

Postby Bushviper » Wed Aug 31, 2011 10:07 am

I wonder how he managed to catch the bat. Possibly waited at the entrance hole where they fly out?
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Re: Brown house snake and bat..

Postby snake kid » Wed Aug 31, 2011 10:14 am

I once saw the same thing in our roof, went up to check on the geezer when I found a Olive house snake chowing on a bat. I suppose the bat was hanging on the roof rafters and the olive went up and had some dinner but in the struggle fell down and was then laying on the floor.

Really cool find wonder how this one did it?
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Re: Brown house snake and bat..

Postby Scavenger » Wed Aug 31, 2011 6:03 pm

Wow, that's really cool :) I've heard of them eating bats but that's the first photographic evidence I've seen.
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Re: Brown house snake and bat..

Postby cpcg » Wed Nov 30, 2011 2:56 pm

:D Nice pic u take,wow
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