Tagged: Cape cobra

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Cape cobra raiding a Sociable weavers nest

The huge nests of the Sociable weaver (Philetairus socius) are quite common throughout the drier woodland and savanna of Namibia, clinging to trees and pylons like so many haystacks.  Any literature on these colonially...

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2009 – The year of the snake

No, this isn’t about the Chinese Year of the Snake, but about an amazing year that we’ve had as far as snake sightings are concerned.  Yesterday morning while we were walking back from the...