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Cobra vs. Mongoose

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by tiger9297, Jun 19, 2006.

  1. tiger9297

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    I don't know if this link will work or not but this video is on break.com. I have always heard that a Mongoose can whip any snake and this is pretty convincing. The Mongoose is lightning fast. By the time they break this fight up the Mongoose has a death grip on the cobra's head. http://www.break.com/index/mongoosesnake.html
     
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    I think that mongoose would have gotten the best of that snake if he had been given enough room to circle the reptile like he wanted to
     
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    lol i think the mongoose was just playing with him
     
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    that thing had blazing speed. I wonder how the Mongoose would have faired against a faster snake though. Rattler?

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    Most of the time when the snake would strike the Mongoose would just simply dodge him, but there was one particular time when the snake struck and the mongoose went completely airborne. The snake just plane shot under him. You know that snake was thinking "son of a -----!!!"
     
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    Rikki Tikki.......
     
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    Tavi Rules :bow:
     
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    Gotta love it when he hangs on to the neck at the end.
     
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    yeah, mongoose are super fast. If I remember correctly Cobras happen to be one of their favorite meals.

    You also have to consider that Cobras are pretty pathetically slow for a snake. Hence why they get handled so much, you can normally pull away from it's strike before it actually gets ya.

    I think a rattlesnake would be having mongoose for dinner if they ever met.
     
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    Is it the Black Mamba that is supposed to be the fastest snake around. I remember watchin tv and somethin like a 16 foot strike range or somethin
     
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    Wow, that was freakin' cool!!!!

    That mongoose had it goin' on.

    And did ya'll read the caption above the video??? "No animals were hurt"....yea, right.
     
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    I thought rattle snakes were quickest.
     
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    Okay, so it's basic land speed is fastest, but I think the rattler has the quickest strike
     
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    Well, after some research I've found the SECOND fastest striking snake - the rhinoceros viper.

    But I still do not know the fastest. Looks to be some type of adder.

    The Eastern Diamondback is in the top 5, supposedly. So I wasn't all wrong.
     
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    I bet the Mongoose could take em all. I'm for the Mongoose :saweet: I hate snakes!!!!
     
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    lol, the mongoose is bad azz, but I don't think he's faster than the various uber-quick snakes out there. It is fun to watch the little guy juke the cobra tho! :thumb:

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