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Identify snake

Postby Nico van der Merwe » Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:24 am

Hi
My first itme on the forum. This morning i found this snake in my driveway in Pretoria- i must have driven over it when i retruned after dark last night. Can anyone help me identify the snake?

http://www.sareptiles.co.za/gallery/alb ... b_snake.JP
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Re: Identify snake

Postby Nico van der Merwe » Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:36 am

Sanke in driveway - I see the picture is very small. there is a 'large' picture in the gallery section
thank you for your help
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Re: Identify snake

Postby Mitton » Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:48 am

That is a Red Lip Herald Snake.
Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia
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Re: Identify snake

Postby coral snake » Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:06 am

Yup its a herald snake.Its a same it got run over. Still nice find!
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Re: Identify snake

Postby Nico van der Merwe » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:42 pm

Thank you!
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