Africans are terrified of snakes. You would be too if your everyday snakes were Green and Black Mambas.
One day on the way home from work, I stumbled upon a massive snake hunt. The normal sequence of a snake hunt is someone sees a snake and freaks out, they are joined by all within earshot, and then everyone throws rocks until the snake dies. But for some reason a professional was around this time. And he had a snake box:
The snake in question was a Green Mamba. Getting the Mamba in the box took skill:
The snake was captured, and I saw this on the way out:
But then I heard more screaming. Another snake had been found:
This snake joined the first in the box:
While the second snake was being boxed, a third snake was discovered. A Black Mamba:
The Black Mamba also went into the box:
These snakes were lucky to be boxed. Otherwise, they would have been bludgeoned to death.