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Issue 5 (November 2009) Stephanus "Stretch" Combrinck


• Lodge: Kempinski Mokuti.

• Speciality: Snakes. Stretch manages the lodge’s Ontouka reptile park and the conservation department.

• Best known for: Trying (and failing) to get into the Guinness Book of Records for the longest period of time spent in a cage with deadly snakes. There were 41 poisonous snakes in the 40 metre square cage. Stretch left after 121 days.

• Join him: Feeding the snakes at Ontouka park every Saturday. 

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