Is this harmless?

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Is this harmless?

Postby TJF » Sat Jul 23, 2016 5:24 pm


My 5yr old son found this beautiful snake under a rock in PMB today and thinks he has a new pet! I just wandered if anyone could help identify it. I am hoping it is a Natal Green Snake or Spotted Bush Snake instead of something dangerous, can anyone assist?
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Re: Is this harmless?

Postby Westley Price » Sat Jul 23, 2016 8:09 pm

Yup, one of the green snakes (Philothamnus sp.) and theyre all harmless.

Make no mistake, they can and will bite, but harmless.
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Re: Is this harmless?

Postby Ruan Stander » Fri Aug 12, 2016 4:40 pm

Yup. Spotted Bush Snake, Philothamnus semivariegatus.
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