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Lamai Serengeti

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Sat, Nov 18, 2017

Slippery Slithering Serpents

Occasionally we will come across a snake at Lamai, luckily, they tend to avoid us.  In two years Helen and I have seen 6 snakes, so they are really quite shy and there is no need to worry about them if you are on a safari.  A sighting does cause some excitement!  The key is not to panic ��

One of our crew, Ibra, used to work at the snake park in Arusha and serves as our expert snake wrangler.  Whenever a snake is spotted Ibra comes to the rescue, catching and relocating it a good distance from camp.  Snakes are territorial and we prefer they take up residence elsewhere…..  If guests are willing we will have a little show and tell, allowing for a better understanding of our slippery slithering friends. 

The included pictures are of a Tiger Snake, a White Lipped Snake, a Rock Python and a Black Spitting Cobra; one of which is venomous. 


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