WATCH | Sneaky snake: Black mamba found coiled up in Durban home

Durban in the News: WATCH | Sneaky snake: Black mamba found coiled up in Durban home: Durban snake handler Jason Arnold rushed to a home in Avoca Hills after the owner spotted a black mamba coiled into a ball. The scaly black snake was tucked away behind boxes of spare car parts. R5 000 bail for cop accused of murdering five family members, neighbour in Durban: A police officer facing six charges of murder was on Monday released on bail in the Hammarsdale Magistrate's Court in Durban. Mother accused of strangling baby granted R1 000 … [Read more...]

WATCH | Black mamba plays hide and seek with KZN snake catcher

Durban in the News: WATCH | Black mamba plays hide and seek with KZN snake catcher: A crafty 2.1m black mamba challenged snake catcher Nick Evans to a game of hide and seek - and lost. Watch. High-flying Mapimpi a 'hero' to Sharks team-mates: Springbok star Makazole Mapimpi has become a hero to his Sharks team-mates, head coach Sean Everitt has said. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

WATCH | Ssssnack time: Two-metre black mamba found at Durban business premises after it had ‘a biggish meal’

Durban in the News: WATCH | Ssssnack time: Two-metre black mamba found at Durban business premises after it had 'a biggish meal': Snake catcher Jason Arnold was called out to rescue a 2.1-metre black mamba, with a large bulge in its abdomen, curled up in a stack of pallets at a business premises in Verulam, Durban. Watch. 'Mama Gumede is an honest person' - support grows for former eThekwini mayor ahead of her court appearance: Supporters of embattled former eThekwini mayor, Zandile Gumede, hope that the case against her will be kicked … [Read more...]

Crocworld relocates green mamba residing in forest near school

Crocworld relocates green mamba residing in forest near school: One of the many benefits of growing up on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast is the incredible natural environment the children get to enjoy, an important part of which is the naturally-occurring inhabitants of the region. One such inhabitant – a green mamba – was spotted among the trees of Umdoni Christian Academy on Thursday afternoon (17 October), a school located within the lush coastal forest. The snake, identified by a teacher, was located near the entrance gate some … [Read more...]