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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Bad Photo Forest Cobra

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Location: St. Lucia
Observed: 8th February 2016
Added: 10th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Cape wolf snake (Lycophidion capense)

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Location: Monzi Rd
Observed: 9th February 2016
Added: 10th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Chow time

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Location: St. Lucia
Observed: 8th February 2016
Added: 10th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Black Girdle Lizzard

Black Girdle Lizzard
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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Observed: 7th February 2016
Added: 10th February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Glorious Fynbos regenerating at 10 months after the fire

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East-African Egg Eater

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Location: St. Lucia
Observed: 9th February 2016
Added: 10th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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Speckled Quill-snouted snake

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Location: St. Lucia
Observed: 9th February 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Gaboon Adder (Bitis gabonica)

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Location: St. Lucia
Observed: 7th February 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Salt Marsh Gecko

Salt Marsh Gecko/ Peringuey's Coastal Leaf-toed Gecko
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Location: Kromme River Bridge
Observed: 15th December 2010
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:2
Description:

Flattened head, distinct from body, pointed snout. Small eyes. Keeled tubercles on dorsal parts ofbody. Well developed legs, each digit with leaf-like terminal pad. Longitudinal pale golden dorsal stripe flanked by other stripes.

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Inyoka swazicus Swazi Rock Snake. From Lisbon, Mpumalanga.

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Location: Lisbon
Observed: 22nd October 2015
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Inyoka swazicus - Swazi Rock Snake. From Lisbon, Mpumalanga.

Found in a vertical Rock Crack, in the late afternoon.

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Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia

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Location: Monzi, South Africa
Observed: 6th February 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Herald Snake

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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: Dreyersdal Road Bergvliet
Observed: 4th February 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Rock Agama

Rock Agama
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: Kromme River pool above Kromriver Hut
Observed: 4th February 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Hidden

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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: Dreyersdal Road Bergvliet
Observed: 2nd February 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Agama atra (mann)

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Location: Silver mine
Observed: 2nd December 2015
Added: 8th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Gecko

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Location: Kampersrus, Limpopo
Observed: 6th February 2016
Added: 8th February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Medium size 150mm, pale pink colour, almost translucent, attracted to the light at night

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Amblyodipsas polylepis

Amblyodipsas polylepis
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Location: St Lucia
Observed: 6th January 2015
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Amblyodipsas polylepis - Common Purple Gloss Sake.

http://www.tyroneping.co.za/snakes/amblyodipsas-polylepis/

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Black & orange lizard

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By: Reuben Heydenrych
Location: Makgabeng Plateau
Observed: 6th February 2016
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Agama

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Constantiaberg
Observed: 7th February 2016
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

sunbathing out of the wind

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Dwarf Chameleon (new species)

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By: outramps
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Location: Dennehoek in the Langkloof near Joubertina
Observed: 5th February 2016
Added: 6th February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:5
Description:

info given us by Rodger Smith. Shedding his skin

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the explorer

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: stellenbosch, Jan marais
Observed: 4th February 2016
Added: 5th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Found in the passage outside the office, 3rd floor in the building. Must have hitched a ride in someone's bag.

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Lizard

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By: hagen dreher
Location: Steenkampskraal road
Observed: 1st May 2014
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Cape Cobra

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Location: Bontebok National Park
Observed: 27th January 2016
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:0
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White Throat Monitor

Varanus albigularis - Kaboega 01
By: adriaan_grobler
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFriends of Van Stadens
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Observed: 19th February 2014
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:1
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Common Egg-eater

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By: Rael LoonRael Loon’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Southern Cross School
Observed: 28th November 2014
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Common Egg-eater showing mimicking pose a night-adder

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Wall Clinger

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By: Rene HoenderdosRene Hoenderdos’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRene Hoenderdos’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Kampersrus, Limpopo
Observed: 1st December 2015
Added: 2nd February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:4
Comments:2
Description:

Common house gecko, creamy coloured with brown mottles. 200mm in length, attracted to the light in search of insects

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Legless Skink

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By: johnmap15
Location: Kenton-On-Sea, Eastern Cape
Observed: 23rd December 2015
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Found this Little Skink at our holiday home. It was about 8cm long and had no vestigial limbs at all. Rounded Tail. Someone suggested Cape Skink, but pictures I saw seemed to indicate they have little legs.

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Dispholidus typus subsp. typus (Boomslang)

Dispholidus typus subsp. typus (Boomslang)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Groenweide
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Rock agama digging a hole

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Location: 1kleynhagelkraal house
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Observed this rock agama digging furiously. She excavated quite an impressive hole- almost disappearing eventually. The agama looked distended- perhaps pregnant.

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Herald snake

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Location: Kentucky Dr
Observed: 31st January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Skink?

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By: Z_A_N_3
Location: Elephant Sands
Observed: 12th January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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