As if the invasive constrictors in the glades weren't bad enough, now we have a new threat. An African Green Mamba has bitten a Comcast cable guy outside a Hollywood condo where he was working. Here is a link to the article; Poisonous African snake bites man in Hollywood, officials say This is VERY scary insofar as we have a snake that looks nearly identical to the Mamba. The non poisonous Rough Green Snake. I have caught a hundred of these snakes over the years.. just grab them and not really cared if I was bit or not.. it doesn't really hurt, more like a lizard bite that bleeds a little because they are small mouthed.. freaks out the tourists and girls. I will never again feel the same about them. Here is a pair of comparative pictures, the Green Snake is nearly invisible if it is in foliage the same color, when it ventures into contrasting foliage, it really stands out.. thus the many personal captures. Green Mamba; Rough Green Snake; They are approximately the same size and enough alike to be indistinguishable until in ones hand.. or bitten. The fangs; I am glad they are confident this is a single reptile, to have these things breeding here would be a disaster. It is a wonder to me that they had the proper antivenom on hand... this is a lucky man. I hope they look for this reptile until they find it and remove it.