Dream find, GABOON!

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Dream find, GABOON!

Postby Nick Evans » Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:38 am

Over the past weekend, in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, myself, girlfriend and 2 friends came across something we were all dying to see...

Bitis gabonica!!

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Re: Dream find, GABOON!

Postby Thomas Reich » Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:58 pm

Great! Perfect camouflage in the leaf litter.
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Re: Dream find, GABOON!

Postby Rémon ter Harmsel » Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:14 pm

Saw your post on FB, great find! Never found one in the wild myself unfortunately...
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Re: Dream find, GABOON!

Postby Matthijs Hollanders » Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:48 pm

Amazing. What's the story?
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Re: Dream find, GABOON!

Postby Andre Schmid » Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:23 pm

Stunning animal :o Congrats on this nice find !
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Re: Dream find, GABOON!

Postby Jeroen Speybroeck » Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:01 pm

What a beast, great!!!
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Re: Dream find, GABOON!

Postby Nick Evans » Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:15 pm

Thanks all! Amazing animal indeed!
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Re: Dream find, GABOON!

Postby Bastien Comment » Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:37 pm

And another stunning post! What a camouflage and what a monster! Within 3 posts, you've pictured all my wife's worst nightmares since she is with me, the Gaboon being her worst of the worst (but also one of my biggest target on the worldwide snake species unfortunately for her ;)). At least, this will make her appreciate our aspis and berus more than ever :lol:
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Re: Dream find, GABOON!

Postby Berislav Horvatic » Fri Apr 10, 2015 12:11 pm

Bastien Comment wrote:At least, this will make her appreciate our aspis and berus more than ever :lol:

Not only her. I've had the feeling for a long time that we, poor Europeans, are so terribly proud of handling our little
worms, while the real guys play with mambas & c. ...
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