What You Need to Know About the Stiletto Snake

Let’s say that you see a small dark snake in your house or in your garden. What do you do? Leave it alone? Or pick it up? Unfortunately, many people choose the latter option, and they often soon regret it. The rainy season is here, and now is the time of year...

DOGS AND SNAKES

As we head into summer, conflict between dogs and snakes is increasing, and we’re set to see more incidents in the next few months. Here are some things you should know about when these two animals come into contact with each other. Venom in the eyes The most...

Know your Green Snakes!

To some people, any green snake is a Green Mamba. Well, there are six species of Green Snakes in the Greater Durban Area, and only one of those is a mamba, and only two of the six are venomous. This post aims to help people identify the various different green snakes....

Working with Black Mambas

Working with mambas can be somewhat difficult to describe, but I will try… The Black Mamba is the most notorious and feared snake in Africa. People think of it as this evil, aggressive, psychotic killer, which will either stare you down, eye to eye, or just...