Snake bite....!

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  1. 1ObsessedHunter

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    OMG!!!! This is gruesome!
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    Actually it is a Snouted Cobra.

    The snouted cobra is a relatively large species. Adult specimens average between 1.2 and 1.8 metres (3.9 and 5.9 ft) in length, but they may reach lengths of 2.5 metres (8.2 ft). Colouration of dorsal scales may vary from yellowish to greyish-brown, dark brown or blue-black. Ventral scale colouration is yellow with darker mottles. A banded phase occurs throughout the species' range and is blue-black with 7-11 yellow to yellow-brown cross bars, the lighter bands being half the width of the darker bands.
  3. bluey

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    thanks mike
    and it can flatten it s head out (hooded) like the rest of the cobra specie .
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    Those are some graphic pics! An excellent reason to get Global Rescue!
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    knock-knock....

    if i had to meet this guy unexpectedly at the door,there would be some sh....t happening..
    [most of it probably mine! lol]

    king cobra?

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    Was this during your stay in Africa? very impressive size of snake
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    On my recent Buffalo Hunt in Limpopo, on the first day, around 4:30 as we where tracking the Buffalo. The apprentice PH yells snake. As I'm from Northern Alberta I haven't seen a snake in 15 years. I just stand there and say neat. My PH yells shoot it,shoot it, turns out to be a Snooted Cobra about 6 feet long. I guess I have a lot to learn about snakes.
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    ..definitely..! Ek bekak my net daar..! :shocked:
  9. observe

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    good night kitty....

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    Or as we call kitties- coyote candy!
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    snake vs bird :zen:

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    gutsy effort by the bird
    l wonder what the snake had in its neck
    my money is on either the birds mate or its egg.
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    Has to be the egg.

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