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'Elend's River in the Swartungen division of Rustenburg, Transvaal, is infested with Pythons or Boa during the summer months and in the winter return to the Limpopo', 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/16

Scope and Contents

The caption reads, 'I have seen as many as five together, large and small. This view was taken in 1889 [1869] when prospecting for gold. The country is of slate formation. Many of these snakes measure 16 to 18 feet in length and they make for the water as soon as they are disturbed.'


  • Creation: 1869

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Finding aid date

2015-01-02 12:41:02+00:00

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