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    My 1st Snake in the Wild Pic

    Too bad couldn't see the tiger snakes head:/ Was only a small one - not sure on what the length would have been but less than a meter I think - hard when couldnt see how much body/head was hidden

    Ah well at least it was a couple of feet down on the reeds as we went for a bush walk and not on the boardwalk/track lol

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    He's a nice healthy looking one Cat!
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    Catching a bit of sun before going on the prowl I guess.
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    That seems rather close for comfort!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Analog6 View Post
    He's a nice healthy looking one Cat!
    Thanks Odille, Yeah did look healthy moved fast one i blocked his sun too long also :/

    Quote Originally Posted by DAdeGroot View Post
    Catching a bit of sun before going on the prowl I guess.
    Yeah Dave - he wasn't happy when i blocked his sun trying take a pic lol

    Quote Originally Posted by Xenedis View Post
    That seems rather close for comfort!
    Luckily wasnt on the same level as us - We were on a boardwalk over the reeds - was at least a foot from the boardwalk to the snake below on the reeds - it just slithered off under the reeds when it moved

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    still too close for me Cat.....
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    i think the fact that it was below us made it seem less of a threat in a way but if had been on the path i doubt I would have gone close to it lol

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    I'm thinking too close as well..ha ha!! I'd be really happy that I couldn't see it's head with it's nasy little fangs. Nice spot though!!
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    We knew it was there as people told us had seen it so kept an eye out - sorta wish could have seen the head also though

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    Good capture under difficult conditions Cathy, you hav caught the stripes well.
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    Thanks Keith

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    Fantastic capture Cat...

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    They really do have beautiful markings, don't they? As the others have said, this was well spotted, and I like the untidiness of the reeds.
    I think it could have been improved if you had leant down and moved the stray reeds covering him , and the advantage then would have been you would have gotten to see his beady eyes- up close, very close...
    Seriously, I would have been too busy running to think of the photo op, so well done.
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    Thanks Di, but Ah No didn't want to distrub the patter of the reeds by moving them lol - also didn't want to get bitten lol

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