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FC01 – Day 11

04/01/2012 – Day 11 10:00 Hot, low humidity. FC01 was sunning in dappled light. On sighting us it moved to the safety of a nearby low tree and bushes. When it felt secure in the bushes it stopped and turned to look at us. It looks to be in the same condition as when it […]

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FC01 – Day 3

27/12/2011 – Day 3 11:00 No wonder we couldn’t find it yesterday! The forest Cobra has moved to the other side of the property (and in a different direction to the one it was heading on release day). Using our telelmetry equipment we located Forest Cobra 01 – FC01 to a region of bush to […]

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Bad News

Well, we found Lucas, but I sort of wish we hadn’t. Bad news today everyone, it would appear that despite being a fairly large black mamba, Lucas has become food. We found his remains bearing a broken neck, so we at least know that death would have come fairly quickly to poor Lucas. It would appear […]

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Camera trap – Forest Cobra

In the short duration of our telemetry project so far, we have discovered that all three snakes seem to have taken up residence in specific areas of the bush in which they were released. Using this knowledge, we have set up motion activated nightvision cameras, these cameras were supplied to us by Brickhouse Security. Trying […]

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