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WATCH: Massive black mamba has stand-off with mongoose at Mbombela Golf Club

Age-old enemies, a black mamba and a mongoose, circled each other at Mbombela Golf Club.

A dramatic and rare encounter unfolded on the 12th hole of the Mbombela Golf Club as a black mamba and a feisty slender mongoose locked eyes in a high-stakes stand-off.

The scene, captured on film by visitors and widely shared across social media, has left golfers and wildlife enthusiasts in awe.

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According to the club’s CEO, Darren Plumb, golfers will surely think twice before leaving it short off the 12th ladies’ tee.

Please note that while the visitors identified the snake a cobra in the footage, local snake expert Chris Hobkirk confirmed that it was indeed a black mamba.

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The video was supplied by Plumb, who granted Lowvelder permission to use.


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