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Large King Cobra

Post by LouB747 » December 24th, 2018, 8:01 am

My last snake of the year was found in Singapore a couple of days ago. While maybe not big for it's species, at 10 feet (3 meters) it was still a large snake.
Thanks to all who have supported my YouTube channel this year, it mean a lot. I make these vidoes for you guys, the herpers. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by LouB747 » December 24th, 2018, 8:17 am

Here's a frame grab.
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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by the_cw1 » December 24th, 2018, 10:16 am

What a cool snake to end the year with. Thanks for the content and being an enthusiastic herper. :)

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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by Fieldherper » December 24th, 2018, 12:27 pm

Awesome! How many kings have you seen in your travels, Lou?

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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by technoendo » December 24th, 2018, 8:32 pm

I think you also found a king cobra roughly around this time last year. What's up with Christmas king cobras Lou?

I applaud you for relying on your camera zoom to punch in here. It behaved more naturally given so much room. That is a well earned beer!

Thanks again for sharing such fantastic footage from your adventures sir

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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by Scott Waters » December 29th, 2018, 11:30 pm

Staying home (not panning or zooming) on the wide shot when it crossed the road was fantastic. So many would have zoomed in, but you didn’t and allowed the home run! Well done.

Also, very creative with the celebratory beer storyline. Again, well done! The M Toxins shirt hurt the piece though (inside joke) :D

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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by dendrelaphis » January 3rd, 2019, 12:52 am

Oh wow, that is such an amazing encounter. It's been 18 years since I saw my last King cobra and I can still remember that encouter vividly. Thanks for sharing! I hope to find one this april!

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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by LouB747 » January 8th, 2019, 6:25 am

Thanks guys. Second king for me. Unreal experience to watch it do it's thing. Yeah Scott, I wasn't really sure what I was gonna do when I knew it was going to cross. I figured wide was the way to go. Didn't really know how long it was until it crossed. Luckily no one came from the other direction. Can't believe this has over 500,000 views on YT. Crazy. Thanks for the support.

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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by Steve Bledsoe » January 8th, 2019, 12:35 pm

Very nice Lou! What a thrill that must have been for you.

It was great to see you the other day at the show. It's been a while since we've been in the field together. Chance is all grown up!

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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by BillMcGighan » January 10th, 2019, 6:50 am

Excellent. :thumb: :thumb: video in situ!

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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by Porter » January 10th, 2019, 7:13 am

BillMcGighan wrote:Excellent. :thumb: :thumb: video in situ!
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by LouB747 » January 14th, 2019, 3:17 pm

Thanks for the support guys! Steve, I almost didn't recognize you at first at the expo. Yeah, Chance is almost as tall as I am! I must be getting old. Look forward to getting out in the field with you again someday.

Lou

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Re: Large King Cobra

Post by LouB747 » January 28th, 2019, 5:34 am

I can’t believe this video hit 1,000,000 views in a month! Thanks so much guys for the support.
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