H. haemachatus

H. haemachatus

Postby MrG » Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:09 am

Got a request to clear a area of snakes where they have an event tommorow and found this nice Rinkhals within minutes under a old flower bucket.

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Postby steve » Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:16 am

Great photos! You’re brave to get that close. :shock:
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Postby swazi » Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:22 am

Nice!
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Postby Pythonodipsas » Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:36 am

Nice find and nice close-up photos!
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Postby Bushviper » Sat Sep 22, 2007 5:08 pm

and then you killed it!!! Sis, why is lying there looking all dead. Shame on you.
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Postby MrG » Sun Sep 23, 2007 10:57 am

:lol: :lol: Maybe it was the camera. ;)
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Postby Bushviper » Sun Sep 23, 2007 11:52 am

Oh Photoshop.

Very clever move that. I thought you were making snuff movies.

Just for the record I do know that Rinkhals sham death, before someone bites my head off.
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Postby armata » Sun Sep 23, 2007 12:34 pm

Is that reddish brown colour typical for the region; I have onl ever seen banded ones in the veld i.e. KZN & W.Cape.
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Postby MrG » Sun Sep 23, 2007 5:16 pm

I think this one did a bit of digging somewhere.
This one is big and one of the heaviest that have caught.
The biggest Rinkhals that i saw was one that have been kept at Rhino and Lion park..massive girl that one! ;)
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