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Female Boomslang (Dispholidus typus)

6 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments willemvzyl

Boomslang are one of Southern Africa's dangerously venomous snake species - a microscopic amount of Boomslang venom can be fatal to an adult human. That being said, they are extremely timid snakes and bites are rare - they would much rather flee tha...

Spotted Harlequin Snake (Homoroselaps lacteus)

30 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments willemvzyl

This little guy is a Spotted Harlequin Snake - a beautiful but venomous species from South Africa. These colourful snakes average 30 – 40 cm with a maximum length of 65 cm. They vary greatly in colour, depending on locality and are found in fynbos,...

Flowerpot Snake (Ramphotyphlops braminus)

27 Oct 2021 1 minute read 1 comment willemvzyl

A tiny, unobtrusive snake that's found in gardens in coastal towns and feeds and ants and ant eggs. This is South Africa's only introduced snake species - they were accidentally imported to port towns in bags of soils or pots of flowers (hence the n...

How to stay safe during Snake Season

25 Oct 2021 2 minute read 1 comment willemvzyl

This article was originally published on my subreddit, here. As some of you may have seen, I'm a snake catcher and snake photographer. Since snakes are more active during the warmer months and we're entering summer here in the Southern Hemisphere, I...

Boomslang (Dispholidus typus)

24 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments willemvzyl

Boomslang (if you're not an Afrikaans speaker you'd be surprised what the name sounds like, properly pronounced) are one of Southern Africa's dangerously venomous snake species - a microscopic amount of Boomslang venom can be fatal to an adult human...

CHICAGO companies doing mob stuff, also the sun rose today

31 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Graham Svorten

Green Thumb is a company that has been taken over by this shady investor, Kovler. It is reported that he knew nothing about cannabis but had money and connections. I guess he tricked Cary Neiman, who had founded the GTi company into a bad deal and Z...