Identify please.

Postby Bushviper » Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:46 am

Colin I think that possibly you should not be arguing about a snake with the very person who discovered and described Naja nubia.

Thanks for clearing that up WW.
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Postby ColinF » Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:49 am

Nice work there WW!! :)
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Postby Deon » Fri Jul 13, 2007 3:23 pm

Definately not Nubian, I have 2 and that is not them.
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Postby Long John Silver » Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:05 pm

Bloody rinkhals got lost on the back of a banana truck.
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Postby Bushviper » Sat Jul 14, 2007 1:00 pm

Nope the Rinkhals would have had a white band and they dont eat bananas either. They also cannot drive a truck, something to do with the clutch and gears.
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Postby gaboon69 » Sat Jul 14, 2007 2:07 pm

Nice pic!thanks.Yeah bv,I could have sworn I saw a rinkhals on a 50cc motorbike on my way the to mall this morning.. :o
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Postby WW » Sun Jul 15, 2007 4:32 pm

ColinF wrote:Nice work there WW!! :)


Thanks! :)

There's more where that came from, watch this space.

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Postby MrG » Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:59 pm

:smt038 Thanks WW for your response.

I hope to get some more pics soon as they see this one frequently. ;)
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Postby MrG » Mon Jul 23, 2007 3:29 pm

Ok let me give the location from the source............

Found just outside Kone,200km from Cameroen border, 600km from Chimina.

The sourch also indicated that he made a mistake and that it is in the south of Chad.

Maybe this will help more. ;)
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Postby WW » Mon Jul 23, 2007 4:10 pm

MrG wrote:Ok let me give the location from the source............

Found just outside Kone,200km from Cameroen border, 600km from Chimina.

The sourch also indicated that he made a mistake and that it is in the south of Chad.

Maybe this will help more. ;)


Thanks for that info. It certainly does help, especially in the sense that that zone would be well within the documented range for Naja nigricollis, whereas northern Chad would have been quite surprising - they are not really Saharan desert snakes.

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Re: Identify please.

Postby Warren Klein » Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:08 am

It looks just like Naja nigricollis to me!
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