Pair of black mambas caught in a tangle at Reservoir Hills
In other words, they were mating…
When we talk about snakes, there’s rarely a moment when we don’t get shivers.
So we don’t blame the victims of Durban’s most recent black mamba debut, which happened at Reservoir Hills late last week.
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After visiting the same premises early last month, Nick Evans recently shared an “exciting call” in an office.
Evans shared that the rescues they carry out are not only a saving grace for many in and around Durban, but also aid in their search. So, since there was enough space in the bush to free these two black mambas, they decided to move them.
During this rescue, he was accompanied by Dr. Cormac Price.
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“When Dr. Cormac Price and I looked over the wall and saw what you see in the photo, we were amazed! A pair of mambas cuddling! What a privilege to see something like this! We don’t We couldn’t admire it for long, because they were going to pass under the building. (Facebook)
His excitement around this discovery comes from the amazing behavioral patterns revealed by these amazing creatures. Yes, realizing that they too have needs and feelings makes us a little more understanding of them.
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It seems that the female black mamba was furious that these mere humans separated their engagement.
We don’t blame her…
As Nick Evans shares on his post: “I grabbed the second one and lifted the much bigger mamba. It was furious! I managed to get her in the bucket with the clamps on the forequarter and my left hand on the tail. Not a method I usually use, but I had room, to change . (Facebook)
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In the end everything was fine.
Evans said he believed that since it was mating season, the locals might soon get another visit from a male black mamba following the scent of the female from that rescue.
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