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Snakes!

Re: Snakes!

Postby jesus80 » 04 May 2016, 23:08

First herping night of the year, and not bad at all: one wolf snake, and one many banded krait.... eating what looked like a coral snake. I'll post pictures tomorrow, probably.

Lots of geckos and other bugs too.
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Re: Snakes!

Postby jesus80 » 05 May 2016, 10:51

We were not feeling very lucky until I spotted this...

"Snake! snake!"

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A closer inspection revealed something interesting...

"Another snake! in its mouth!"

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The poor coral bastard was trying its best to get out of the krait's fences...

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"Hey... what's up guys... I'm just hanging out here"

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A wolf snake had no interest in horizontal surfaces either

"Me too, mate"

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"Bye!"

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Re: Snakes!

Postby urodacus » 05 May 2016, 11:50

today in Costa Rica I was fortunate to see a small cat-eye snake and a boa constrictor, tiny at 50 cm..... both curled up in leaves of palm trees and hiding in the daytime.
The prizes are a bottle of f*!@#$% SCOTCH and a box of cheap f!@#$#$ CIGARS!

Too many people! Almost all of the world's problems are due to overpopulation. The rest are due to religion.

50% of the world's wild animals have disappeared in the last 50 years. Did you eat them, or eat their house?
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Re: Snakes!

Postby jesus80 » 05 May 2016, 12:14

urodacus wrote:today in Costa Rica I was fortunate to see a small cat-eye snake and a boa constrictor, tiny at 50 cm..... both curled up in leaves of palm trees and hiding in the daytime.

Costa Rica... now I feel envy...

did you take any shot of the animals?
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Re: Snakes!

Postby jesus80 » 15 May 2016, 18:30

Apparently some local politician took a caged cobra to the congress (or whatever) in Miaoli, for claimining that this animal is evil and should not be in the list of protected animals in Taiwan.

http://news.ltn.com.tw/photo/politics/b ... /1695406_1
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Re: Snakes!

Postby urodacus » 16 May 2016, 08:41

jesus80 wrote:
urodacus wrote:today in Costa Rica I was fortunate to see a small cat-eye snake and a boa constrictor, tiny at 50 cm..... both curled up in leaves of palm trees and hiding in the daytime.

Costa Rica... now I feel envy...

did you take any shot of the animals?


GF did, but I doubt ill see much more of that now, so No, i guess.

and today a dying Taiwan habu on the road on the way to work (Okinawa).
The prizes are a bottle of f*!@#$% SCOTCH and a box of cheap f!@#$#$ CIGARS!

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50% of the world's wild animals have disappeared in the last 50 years. Did you eat them, or eat their house?
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Re: Snakes!

Postby jesus80 » 26 May 2016, 23:07

Some nice findings: a hatori's coral snake (I think), a red banded snake and a Taiwan habu, all in number,bee 7 near Baling. The problem is that I ended up walking almost 12 km, and tomorrow I have to ride 70 or 80...
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Re: Snakes!

Postby onionsack » 01 Jun 2016, 21:59

[quote="jesus80"]We were not feeling very lucky until I spotted this...

"Snake! snake!"

Image

A closer inspection revealed something interesting...

"Another snake! in its mouth!"

Image

The poor coral bastard was trying its best to get out of the krait's fences...

Image


HOLY MOLY, are you kidding me? A krait eating a MacClelland's Coral Snake?? Amazing sighting! Do you remember the km mark? :notworthy:
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Re: Snakes!

Postby jesus80 » 02 Jun 2016, 07:24

Hey, so that was in GuanYingShan, not in number 7... a little bird told me that you've been there a couple of days ago... well, I went there last week and got to see some snakes too! I'd like to return some time soon :)

I'll post some pictures when I have time.
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