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Old 20-05-2015, 09:28 AM
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My brother and his family have lived in Hong Kong for 20yrs. They have a good friend, Dave who is a wildlife officer, his particular thing is snakes and he captures "Problem" animals and releases them into the National Parks.

A couple days ago he caught this beauty in Sai Kung, a residential district in The New Territories half a mile from my brothers house.

Big bugger for a wild one huh? Dave is at the bitey end!!

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Old 20-05-2015, 09:39 AM
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What species is it ? - Hard to tell from the markings, but it doesn't look like a retic - looks more like an Afrock, but I thought that they were not not native to Aisia
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What species is it ? - Hard to tell from the markings, but it doesn't look like a retic - looks more like an Afrock, but I thought that they were not not native to Aisia
Burmese Python. The African Rock Python is from Africa ;-)
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I love burms, I used to have a lovely boy called Felex, he was a big boy with a big personality.
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Just spoken to my brother. Confirming a Burmese and 4.5 metres
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The African Rock Python is from Africa ;-)
Thanks for clarifying.
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The African Rock Python is from Africa ;-)
Why of course it is !.. Again, markings didn't look like a Burm to me, seemed darker brown (thinks must go to specsavers ). Just thought that HK might of had a similar problem to Florida, but not on the same scale.
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Big bugger.... but thats a car park
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Beautiful snake! Love seeing these things in the wild.
Thanks for sharing


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which end is the bity end ?
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