Daily Archives: 20/08/2012

Snakes frequently found in TPP8A garden and play ground

 

The chairman was alerted last week by a resident that she saw a snake near her  house under the drain cover. So she wanted the RA or guard-house to call bomba, and the bomba came after our committee member Mr Ng Kuo Sin made  the call but the snake was disappeared. So I instructed the security guard Marzuki to find out more. And later he bought some sulphur powder to sprinkle around that area.

The resident who called me said the Committee should do something about it as the snake is very poisonous……….

For your information I was grown up in a remote small village near Tapah Perak, when I was a kid, I used to help my parent to tape rubber in the wee hour before dawn or before sun rise at the fringe of jungle,  and the grass and shrubs is at knee high. Seeing snake is like seeing Air Asia in LCCT, anywhere that was old story.

Just recently not more than a month ago, I showed Treasurer Aaron Wong that I had killed one 2–3 feet small king cobra snake right in front of my lovely bonsai tree. the snake was spotted by my maid, and she told me right after I came home from work. And in less than a couple of minutes I used water jet aimed at the hiding place ( with garden hose) to drive out the hiding snake and immediately I killed it with a stick.

And later my wife bought some sulphur and spread all along my house perimeter drain. below is some guide lines where you can drive away snakes.

http://lbtrader.hubpages.com/hub/how-to-get-rid-of-snakes

http://www.ehow.com/how_6639656_buy-sulfur-rid-snakes.html

驱蛇,据新闻报道:中国两栖爬行动物专家重庆自然博物馆黄永昭研究员介绍凤仙花还能驱蛇。按其说法,中国民间流传至今的一些驱蛇土办法,比如民间流传的硫磺、雄黄加大蒜驱蛇的方法,在南方一些蝮蛇产地,自古就有在房前屋后种植凤仙花的习俗。

凤仙花的果实成熟时,稍有震颤,果瓣则自裂急向内卷如拳,将种子向四处弹射落下。倘苦触及蛇身则溃烂。毒蛇见之害怕,故墙隙屋隅种植凤仙花,可避蛇患。

凤仙花

蛇灭门

在南方的毒蛇产地,如云南、贵州、广西自治区等的山区村户将驱蛇奇草–蛇灭门植于庭院附近或房前屋后,以防毒蛇入宅伤害人畜. 该植物为一年生草本,而奇怪的是正当6、7、8、9月间毒蛇旺盛季节里,该植物的气味特别浓郁,在此时你若摘几株叶片放在毒蛇身旁,它会亡命奔逃。而10-11月间蛇类刚进入冬眠时,其气味逐渐消失,11月下旬至12月上旬蛇进入冬眠时,此草逐渐枯萎而死。

注: 在马来西亚, 蛇灭门花也很常见, 我也从吉打家乡采了一些种子在我Taman Putra Prima家围墙外播映.请看下图照片

蛇灭门 CASSIA OCCIDENTALIS L. – COFFEE SENNA.

我家种的蛇泵门已开花了

我家种的蛇灭门已开花了,若有意栽种,可向我搜取种子., flower bloom at my yard (chairman) Those interested can get seed from me

Just a word for all residents, the committee member is like anyone of you and your neighbor, they are not snake catcher,  and the RA or guardhouse is not information center either, they are just ordinary people like you, without any special privilege or access to anybody or authority, they too have to look after their own rice bowl, children or family. if you wish to call bomba, or any emergency service,  please call 999 or any number below, everyone is with a hand-phone nowadays.

Emergency Services Numbers
Police & Ambulance : 999
Fire Brigade : 994 / 03-8318 4142
Civil Defense :991
Accidents / Natural Disasters : 991
TPP8A Guardhouse  :  03-8090 1870
Balai Polis Putra Perdana : 03-8318 5122