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Hoax; South Africans, a '6m & Half long black mamba' went missing & not found in this province (See)

A photo of a really long snake on the side of the road has gone viral once more. This serpent, according to Peter Gillatt, the moderator of Snakes of Southern Africa, is not real and was created for a driver awareness campaign in Australia over a decade ago...

(Check out Peter Gillatt's post about the fake image at the end of the article)

Fake pic, old picture, viral image, black mamba, fake claims(This image of a snake has gone viral on social media with tons of fake claims. Image: @JuniorMkhonto Source: Twitter)

Nonetheless, people appear to like creating internet buzz, and the photograph has being reshared. A six-and-a-half-metre-long black mamba was discovered in Karino, Nelspruit, according to Twitter user @JuniorMkhonto.

According to Guinness World Records, the longest venomous snake species is the King Cobra, which grows between three and four meters long. The world's longest venomous snake was 5.71 meters long.

The snake sculpture was discovered on 189 Uralba Road in New South Wales, Australia, last year.

Check out the following viral Twitter post regarding the snake being from Mzansi:

Below are some of the responses the pic received:

@MRSEROUS shared:

"Kante every year this snake is spotted at the same place."

@TalizmanZA said:

"This snake is back again after more than 10 years."

@MhlengiMkhize5 tweeted:

"That's not 6m. No ways!!!"

@Xola_Skweit responded with:

"You just lied without being provoked maar yini."

@MxolisiDHL_SA tweeted:

"Ai wena go do your research."

@Duvi0010 added:

"Wtf, Cyril needs to mobilise the army here."

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Hoax or Real? South Africans, a 6m long black mamba went missing & not found 

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Source;

https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/70265-longest-venomous-snake

https://africacheck.org/fact-checks/fbchecks/huge-black-mamba-snake-nelspruit-south-africa-no-sculpture-australia

click the link below to watch Peter Gillatt's post about the fake image on Facebook;

https://www.facebook.com/groups/snakesofsouthafrica/posts/10159437916666043/

click on the link below to watch full video of a snake on Twitter

https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1468286572755886086%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fbriefly.co.za%2Fpeople%2F116191-no-south-africans-a-6m-long-black-mamba-was-not-found-nelspruit%2F&in_reply_to=1468286572755886086

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