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Another reason that many Texas outdoorsmen carry side arms. A dose of snake shot to the head slows them down a bit. But a bullet to the head is DRT, whether .22 or .44.
I will always remember one of my best shots was with my .22 rifle putting a hollow point into the head of a Rattler coiled between my older brothers feet. He did remember to say thank you.
 

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Western Hognose Snake (I think it’s a Western). Sent by a friend. I’m told some people used to call them “spreading adders” lol and said they were deadly haha.
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Took this picture of a Rough Green Snake this morning. We always called them “grass snakes”.
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That's why I hunted RSA in April. Cold enough so no snakes. I hate the damn things.
I don't know about that. The outfitter on my first safari killed a cape cobra a week before we arrived in the middle of May.

April should still be hot enough for any snake to still be out in South Africa
 

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I don't know about that. The outfitter on my first safari killed a cape cobra a week before we arrived in the middle of May.

April should still be hot enough for any snake to still be out in South Africa
Luckily, I've never seen one--and don't want to.
 

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This year it’s been fairly hot in the Thabazimbi area, so during our hunt in May we bumbed into Black Mamba and Puffadder in the veld while tracking Zebra.
 

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What months of the year are too cold for snakes in RSA?
 

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