New For The Estate

South African snakes with venoms that are not considered to be medically important.

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New For The Estate

Postby rolandslf » Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:55 am

I got called out to a small snake in a swimming pool.

I arrive to find a Black Headed Centipede Eater, this is a first not only for me, but also for the Estate.
I have never caught or seen one in the 11 years I have worked here.

They are classified as being mildly venomous, but their venom is not known to have any effect on humans.

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Re: New For The Estate

Postby Pythonodipsas » Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:34 pm

Nice one Roland!
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Re: New For The Estate

Postby Westley Price » Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:32 pm

Nice one.

I have found a sharp decline in the amount of callouts the past year or two, so any callout is a bonus.
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