The people of Palm View have been living in fear for three months now after a giant snake was spotted in their residential area.
When an African rock python was spotted three month ago by a resident of Swallow Drive, in Palm View on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, a snake catcher was called.
Sarel van der Merwe was the snake catcher that was contacted. He made his way to Swallow Drive and searched the area. Unfortunately his search came up negative and no snake was found.
Briefly.co.za learnt that after it was reported that the python was spotted, residents in the area kept a careful lookout for the monster snake. Low and behold, the snake was spotted in a tree and Sarel was once again called back yesterday.
Even though it was dark, this did not hampering Sarel’s success in catching the majestic reptile.
Sarel’s brave and skilful act was witnessed by a crowd of concerned spectators. Once the snake was safely caught unharmed, everyone was delighted and appreciative.
The Venom Reptile Park in Izotsha will be the snake’s new dwelling. Sarel said once the snake arrives at its new home, it will be chipped.
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