Two mambas in less than two months for Reservoir Hills family

Two mambas in less than two months for Reservoir Hills family

It can't be nice discovering a venomous black mamba in a room in your home, especially if you have a fear of snakes. That would probably give you nightmares! But when you have another visit a month-and-a-half later – that could send you over the edge...

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This is what happened to a family in Durban’s Reservoir Hills area. A storeroom area on the property seems to be a favourite hiding spot for black mambas. It is perfect for them as it is warm and cluttered - so there are lots of potential hiding places.

Join Nick Evans as he returns to the property to rescue the second mamba – and restore peace of mind to the family.

Missed Episode 1?

We join Nick after he’s just received a call one night about a large snake seen slithering on a driveway in the Umkumbaan area near Durban's Cato Manor. Thinking it was a bit late for a black mamba, Nick assumed it was a cobra or a large house snake. But the resident was spot on. It was a mamba - and a grumpy one at that!

Find out how Nick's Snake Rescue went by listening to Episode 1 of Snake Rescue.

Nick's organisation KwaZulu-Natal Amphibian and Reptile Conservation is chapter of The Lawrence Anthony Earth Organization.

Contact Nick on 072 809 5806 for snake removals. Email him if you want to find out about his educational talks.

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