Footsteps in Africa – Boomslang snake surprise!

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Footsteps in Africa reveals an incredible sighting at Deception Valley Lodge where, despite its best effort at disguise, a female Boomslang snake surprises a flap necked chameleon and swallows it whole! DVL’s lodge manager, Jacobus Slabbert, witnessed the entire scene.

This is the sequence of the event for this unlucky chameleon or lucky Boomslang snake (depending how you look at it) –
Spotted, can you see me?
The touch and then the strike.
The bite and the kill.
Open wide… Dinner time.
Going, going, gone.

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