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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Puff adder

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 10th April 2016
Added: 4th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Hello there

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Location: Madi-Madi Karoo Safari Lodge
Observed: 19th May 2015
Added: 4th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Night Adder

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Location: inchanga
Observed: 1st May 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Agama (Kamies)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Kamieskroon
Observed: 22nd March 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:3
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Agama (Kamies)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Kamieskroon
Observed: 22nd March 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Agama (Nieu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R27 - Van Rhyns Pass
Observed: 21st March 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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cape skink

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 3rd April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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thread snake

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 3rd April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Likely ID: Leptotyphlops
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Skink

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By: Margo V
Location: Still Bay West, South Africa
Observed: 25th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

We found this snake amongst the rocks in our garden. It is about 300mm in length, possibly a baby snake? Straw yellow with a beautiful fine, brown pattern.

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Spotted bush snake

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Munyawaneni Bush Camp 1
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

About 50 cm long

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Gecko

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Munyawaneni bush Camp
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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seps

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 1st April 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Hisser in the Grass

Hisilicon Balong
By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 14th April 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Photo Credits: Bertie Jordaan

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night adder

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce rocks1
Observed: 31st March 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:1
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skink

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce rocks1
Observed: 31st March 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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agama

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 31st March 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Red sided skink

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Location: St Blaize trail
Observed: 7th December 2015
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Almost an All Brown.

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Found on low vegetation early morning. Typically almost at 90 degree to sun, nice dark colour for heat absorption.

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Run, little man, run!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Small (circa 30mm total length) day gecko runs down the Deinbollia trunk below the blooms, wisely scared by the giant mantid hunting there.

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gecko during day

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Pine Lodge
Observed: 30th March 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Chameleon in the reeds

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Wildevoelvlei, Kommetjie
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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unusual belly colouration: Dasypeltis

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Natures valley
Observed: 28th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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chameleon sheet

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Natures valley, forest drive
Observed: 28th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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fast skink

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: kranshoek
Observed: 28th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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eaten its last slug

eaten its last slug
By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Natures valley, forest drive
Observed: 27th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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2d chameleon

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Natures valley, forest drive
Observed: 27th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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dead snake

dead snake
By: AlexanderR
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Location: Natures valley, forest drive
Observed: 27th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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big night adder

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Natures valley
Observed: 27th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Mole snake

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Location: Unnamed Road, Overberg District Municipality
Observed: 25th November 2015
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Lizard (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 9th March 2016
Added: 25th April 2016
Likely ID: Pedioplanis
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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