Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby Nivea » Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:32 am

Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca).

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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby Whitelipp » Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:50 am

Wow they are so cool. Man these are stunning congrats...
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby fredsmith » Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:51 am

That is stunning!
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby Smeegle » Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:53 am

Beautiful! Love the first pic, "Hello World"!
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby WW » Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:07 am

Baby N. melanoleuca are just adorable. I remember seeing some hatchlings for sale at the Hamm reptile show once, and having to focus really, really hard on visualising their adult size to stop myself from a seriously ill-advised impulse buy...
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby Quintin » Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:11 am

These are beautiful Lourance.... Congrtats :)

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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby Pythonodipsas » Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:17 am

Great news man. Love the pics.
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby Bushviper » Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:34 am

Are they from East African origin? Rather pretty.
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby Nivea » Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:53 am

Thanks for the comments.

@BV- The adults look identical to the Forest cobra pic (labelled Kakamega Forest Kenya) in Maik Dobiey & Gernot Vogel's book Venomous snakes of Southern Africa.
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby Bushviper » Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:18 am

Those are nice and black. Should be able to find homes for them rather quickly if you want to.
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby sega » Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:22 pm

Congrats man they look very nice.One day i hope to keep cobras as i find them fasinating and stunning when i'm more experianced and older as i'm olny thirteen and have olny had 5 years of experiance with corns king snakes boas and pythons.Anyway i live about 35min from worcester and would love to see your collection sometime.
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby charl.dbn » Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:47 pm

congrats...perfect little guys...
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby shneaky » Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:52 am

Well done! I must come check out the reptile park again sometime, glad things are going well for you!!!
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby Rishaad » Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:16 pm

Stunning.
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Re: Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca)

Postby marc bt » Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:31 pm

Very beautiful, congrats.
Just out of interest, what are these snake's temperaments like and how big do they get, fully grown?
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