Postby Bobby Bok » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:09 pm

Some snake species are just not that easy to find... During two previous visits to Malta I wasn't able to find an Algerian Whip Snake (Hemorrhois algirus) but last weekend I got lucky. Together with my buddy Frank I searched a lot for this species and with perseverance we could both find an individual of this beautiful but elusive species.

For the full report and many more pictures:

Algerian Whip Snake (Hemorrhois algirus) juvenile

Algerian Whip Snake (Hemorrhois algirus) adult male

Algerian Whip Snake (Hemorrhois algirus) in habitat
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Re: Finally!!!

Postby Jeroen Speybroeck » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:11 pm

Well done, you've earned it! Beautiful snakes!
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Re: Finally!!!

Postby Kai Kolodziej » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:36 pm

Big congrats Bobby! Amazing find!

cheers Kai
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Re: Finally!!!

Postby Neil Rowntree » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:56 pm

Congrats Bobby - and another chucklesome report!
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Re: Finally!!!

Postby Ilian Velikov » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:25 pm

Good job. Beautiful species indeed.
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Re: Finally!!!

Postby Matthijs Hollanders » Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:28 am

Great report, nice to read the story! Almost made me gag with the tracheal clot twist.
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Re: Finally!!!

Postby Frédéric Seyffarth » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:39 am

Again a pleasant report to read, with nice pics. I am near addicted of your sense of humor... :D
Big thanks to make some of us dream about your herp trips! ;)
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Re: Finally!!!

Postby Jürgen Gebhart » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:12 pm

Congrats Bobby!!!
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Re: Finally!!!

Postby Bobby Bok » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:21 pm

Thanks a lot amigos! Much appreciated and I am glad the report landed well with you :D
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Re: Finally!!!

Postby Aleksandar Simovic » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:07 pm

Congrats Bobby!

I also had "finally" moment in Montenegro, i finally observed live specimen of Telescopus fallax :D a really big adult female!

T. fallax
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