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Visitors on the Wild Side of Lake Tanganyika – I

Updated 9-11-12 Part II is here:Visitors on the Wild Side of Lake Tanganyika – II Over the years I have enjoyed (or not) the gifting, invasion, or other means of learning about the creatures of this part of central Africa.  Wildlife … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Black Mamba in the Bathroom

We don’t know.  A group of villagers came over and searched everywhere in the house, but snakes are so clever at finding small places to hide… On the other hand, one of the folks pointed out that snakes are pretty good at … Continue reading

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Another Black Mamba Gets in the House

Wrong lesson! A famous TV snake wrangler with a Black Mamba – never ever try this at all!  More importantly, the wranglers do very dangerous things and make it look safe and easy. You would not feel so impressed by … Continue reading

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