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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Samon Pink Belly

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Beautiful pink belly, handled by herpetologist student.

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Lizard

Lizard
By: DamianVanAswegenDamianVanAswegen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesDamianVanAswegen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Tierkop
Observed: 22nd February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Brown Water Snake

Brown Water Snake
By: DamianVanAswegenDamianVanAswegen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesDamianVanAswegen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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snake to be identified

snake in my yard.
By: Fanie Erasmus
Location: Oudtshoorn
Observed: 5th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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Knysna Dwarf Chameleon

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By: HermanViviersHermanViviers’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesHermanViviers’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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It died with it's tail hooked on....

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:4
Description:

Juvenile, cause of death unknown, others on same plant healthy.

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Gate Guard

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Location: Grunter Street
Observed: 16th January 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Nearly fell pray to the house cat, but escaped alive.

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Natal Green or baby Mamba?

Natal Green or baby Mamba?
By: _Magda_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Third one on one day
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Head too damaged to identify. The body looked like Mamba, but I will go with Natal Green because of the butter yellow belly.

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Definitely a big snake... maybe Boomslang?

Definitely a big snake... maybe Boomslang?
By: _Magda_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Big snake...
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Boomslang

Boomslang
By: _Magda_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles_Magda’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Boomslang
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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GRBG Snake

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Photo credit: Bertie, cellphone camera

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Wahlberg's Velvet Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Eating Tiger Moth.

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Turner's Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Eating Tiger Moth.

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Turner's Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Brown House Snake

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Long-tailed Thread Snake

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Eastern Bark Snake

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 19th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Relatively large specimen, about 45cm.

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Eastern Bark Snake

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 11th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Easy to see how this species can be overlooked.

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Southern African Rock Python Dead on on track

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 13th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
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Soutpansberg Flat Lizard

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 11th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Black cobra with yellow hood

Black cobra with yellow hood
By: citrusbugman
Location: 16 km E of Clarens, Free State
Observed: 25th February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

A dull black cobra with yellow skin visible between scales when the hood was expanded.

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The common brown water snake (Lycodonomorphus rufulus)

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By: docedokdocedok’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Angala Boutique Hotel
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Early morning find. Eating a Frog. Identification?

Was moved away from the EcoPool as guests were being frightened away. Released at a near by dam

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Flat Girdled Lizard

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 6th February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Giant Plated Lizard

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 6th February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Rainbow Skink

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 6th February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Mozambique Spitting Cobra

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 6th February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Likely ID: Naja mossambica
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Common Tropical House Gecko

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 5th February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Rainbow Skink

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 5th February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Eastern Bark Snake

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 3rd February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Rainbow Skink

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 4th February 2015
Added: 27th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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