“You wont believe this.” He said with a surprised expression. I was curious, he’s not easily surprised…
“Look what I found behind the bushes here. It looks fresh”
“Oh. My. Word.”
Nice. The resident Puff adder that we had not seen in a year had apparently shed his skin in a part of the garden quite close to the house. 500m would still be too close to the house for me, but hey – that’s what living in the fynbos bush entails right?Brrrr…shivers down my spine!!!
Here is the snake-skin in perspective to Kingoftheplayground:
You see he’s not quite sure whether to trade in his old belt for a snake-skin one or maybe have a wee in fright!
Here are the markings. Quite beautiful really:
In fact, I think I will go now!