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Baby snakes in the Bathroom !!!!

Post by tina1980 » Mon, 06 Jun 2011 9:43 am

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Post by nakatago » Mon, 06 Jun 2011 10:11 am

Alright, say it with me now...

"I'm tired of these mo****** snakes on this mo*******--"

No, wait; what rhymes with plane?

Anyway...Snakes are not common but also not unusual. However, baby snakes probably mean a nest somewhere nearby, maybe even in your house. Calling pest control was a good idea.
"A quokka is what would happen if there was an anime about kangaroos."

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Post by tina1980 » Mon, 06 Jun 2011 11:00 am

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Re: Baby snakes in the Bathroom !!!!

Post by JayCee » Mon, 06 Jun 2011 11:50 am

Don't you give your domestic helper the sunday off?

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Post by aster » Mon, 06 Jun 2011 11:58 am

What is the standard procedure if you were to see a bunch of snakes in the bushes next to a sidewalk (not that I ever have)? I assume you should call someone to inform them of this?

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Post by tina1980 » Mon, 06 Jun 2011 12:34 pm

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 06 Jun 2011 4:59 pm

My old boss used to live in a black&white on Mt Faber and they periodically woke up to find cobras in their home.

Sadly the three cats they went through in a year (before giving up on pet ownership) did not.

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Post by aster » Tue, 07 Jun 2011 12:02 am

How did they keep getting in? Open window at night, door left ajar during the day, etc.?

The day I run into a snake in my pad is the day I start looking for an apartment on like the 50th floor... :)

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Post by JR8 » Tue, 07 Jun 2011 12:08 am

There was no air-con in that place, the doors and windows were semi-permanently open. And what with the jungle at the bottom of their garden... well, there you are.

p.s. 50th floor might not help. remember 'snakes on a plane'? :)

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Post by tina1980 » Tue, 07 Jun 2011 7:53 am

aster wrote:How did they keep getting in? Open window at night, door left ajar during the day, etc.?
I stay in the ground floor - My patio is all tiled - no garden except for a few potted plants but we do see a lot of frogs esp a small bull frog that sits near my kitchen door every single night even if we relocate him over the compound wall each night religiously - He is back at the same place every single night . If we relocate him further away he may take two days to show up but then he eventually will and sit at the same place looking morosely into the kitchen .... But we think that the snakes might have gotten inside via the drain due to heavy rains which led to an influx of water ...the babies might have just gotten swept away . I am just hoping I don't find more of then esp bigger ones ! Anyway pest control is visiting the premises today - Apparently my neighbour found a few in her patio as well !
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Post by the lynx » Tue, 07 Jun 2011 9:55 am

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aster wrote:How did they keep getting in? Open window at night, door left ajar during the day, etc.?
I stay in the ground floor - My patio is all tiled - no garden except for a few potted plants but we do see a lot of frogs esp a small bull frog that sits near my kitchen door every single night even if we relocate him over the compound wall each night religiously - He is back at the same place every single night . If we relocate him further away he may take two days to show up but then he eventually will and sit at the same place looking morosely into the kitchen .... But we think that the snakes might have gotten inside via the drain due to heavy rains which led to an influx of water ...the babies might have just gotten swept away . I am just hoping I don't find more of then esp bigger ones ! Anyway pest control is visiting the premises today - Apparently my neighbour found a few in her patio as well !
nakatago is right. there is a nest somewhere nearby. is your condo close to any park or secondary jungle? how does the snake look like?

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Post by tina1980 » Tue, 07 Jun 2011 12:15 pm

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Post by the lynx » Tue, 07 Jun 2011 3:28 pm

Something like this?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/justinlaby/1881759060/

Snakes usually do not foray into human dwellings except to hunt for prey, which is very common here for residences nearby secondary jungles, reservoirs and nature parks.

You mentioned that you often find frogs outside near your kitchen. It could be one of the factors that attract and lure snakes, as frogs (among other common animals like geckos and rats) are their favourite.

Still I'm fascinated about the little ones in your gully trap. Hmm... :-k

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