Reaction Unit South Africa | Kwa-Zulu Natal | NARI
17 Feb 2018, Verulam, Kwa-Zulu Natal: A 2.5 metre Black Mamba was captured at home on Gannet Crescent in Dawncrest – Verulam yesterday afternoon.
At approximately 16h06 Reaction Unit South Africa received a call from the homeowner requesting assistance to remove a snake from the property.
Reaction Officers proceeded to the residence and upon arrival were informed that the snake was large and black in colour. Officers were joined in the search by Durban North snake catcher Jason Arnold from Universal Reptiles who managed to locate the highly venomous Black Mamba in an outside sink.
Jason managed to safely capture the reptile and removed it from the property. The Black Mamba will be released in its natural environment away from habitation.