Observations in the Order: Squamata

Common Name: Lizards

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Red side chameloen

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 27th March 2017
Added: 27th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Just never seen so much red on one of these critters

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Groenslang

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By: Beneke74
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Unnamed Road, Overberg District Municipality
Observed: 26th March 2017
Added: 26th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Dead cham

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Welgevonden estate
Observed: 26th March 2017
Added: 26th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Herald

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Location: Dinokeng - Uitvlugt North
Observed: 25th March 2017
Added: 26th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Puffadder

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Location: Dinokeng - Uitvlugt North
Observed: 25th March 2017
Added: 26th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Deliberate?

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Davellen Rd, Scottburgh
Observed: 24th March 2017
Added: 26th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

How do you not see a large, fast-running lizard on a quiet suburban street by day?
Moved from road surface to verge to spare possible scavenging species.

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Whippy snake

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South AfricaCREW (Southern Cape)OutrampsSeaKeys
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Location: Unnamed Road, Karoo National Park
Observed: 19th March 2017
Added: 25th March 2017
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Stripey

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South AfricaCREW (Southern Cape)OutrampsSeaKeys
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Location: Gouritsmond
Observed: 16th March 2017
Added: 25th March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Kgalagadi Snake

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesErnest Porter’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Kgalagadi
Observed: 11th March 2017
Added: 24th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Like father like son

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Scottburgh Mall
Observed: 20th March 2017
Added: 23rd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
Description:

Nice colony of Stripies

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Red-Sided Skink (Keishoek)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Keiskammahoek (1)
Observed: 31st January 2017
Added: 23rd March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Gecko

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By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Path from East Fort to Manganese Mines
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 23rd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Varanus albigularis subsp. albigularis (Rock Monitor)

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By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Wilgebosch Nieu Bethesda
Observed: 18th March 2017
Added: 22nd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Olive Ground Snake

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Location: south africa
Observed: 22nd December 2015
Added: 21st March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

Found dead on the road

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Unfortunate Chameleon

Common Flap-neck Chameleon
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 17th March 2017
Added: 21st March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Variegated Skink

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 20th March 2017
Added: 21st March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Ngome Dwarf Chameleon

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Location: Ngome
Observed: 18th March 2017
Added: 21st March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Dwarf

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By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Nottingham Rd
Observed: 19th March 2017
Added: 19th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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A slow chin scratch

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th March 2017
Added: 19th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Tight rope walker

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th March 2017
Added: 19th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Looky leggy

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By: Bushboy
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Location: TC Robertson NR island birdhide
Observed: 18th March 2017
Added: 19th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Ducklings for breakfast?

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Chameleon

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By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: nyoni farm drive
Observed: 24th December 2016
Added: 18th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Black mamba, Swart mamba

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Zebra River Lodge, Namibia
Observed: 1st June 2015
Added: 18th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:3
Description:

Photos by Louis Fourie.

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Kleinmond geitjie

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By: magrietb
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Location: Kleinmond, WC
Observed: 16th March 2017
Added: 18th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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We had heaps of them in the garden and house this summer. This one ran up my arm while I was rooting around the veg patch, and I guess it hung around happily because my hand was warmer than his hiding hole. Covered in tiny orange dotty things...

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Restio resident

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 14th March 2017
Added: 18th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Road rescued

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 16th March 2017
Added: 18th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Brought in by a visitor who rescued it while it was trying to cross York Street, in town. Released where I have not seen any chameleons for a time.

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Chameleon

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By: annette gerber
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Western Shores Isimangaliso Wetland park
Observed: 11th March 2017
Added: 17th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Gecko

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By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: East Fort to Blackburnkloof Silvermine
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 17th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

beneath rock

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Sandveld Lizard

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 15th March 2017
Added: 16th March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

150-200mm long

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Bright and alert young fella

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Nkomba Reserve, Pennington
Observed: 11th March 2017
Added: 16th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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