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Irregular predation behaviour of the Brown House Snake Boaedon capensis

Michael P. Jackson

In the wild, the Brown House snake is commonly known to be largely nocturnal, feeds mainly on small rodents and lizards and does not burrow below ground. I quite fortuitously witnessed some behaviour of the species that seem to break these behavioural patterns....

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