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REPTILES

(To date 36 species)

TORTOISES

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  • Leopard tortoise (Geochelone pardalis)
  • Kalahari Tent tortoise (Psammobates oculiferus)

SNAKES

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PYTHONS

  • Southern Africa Python (Python natalensis 12.3.2009 spoor at campsite)

BEAKED BLIND SNAKES

  • Schinz’s Beaked Blind Snake (Rhinotyphlops schinzi)

QUILLSNOUTED SNAKES

  • Bi-coloured Quillsnouted Snake (Xenocalamus bicolor bicolor 30.3.2013 after rain)

MOLE SNAKES

  • Mole snake (Pseudaspis can, Black morph 4.2.2009)

COLUBIRDS

  • Karoo Sand Snake (Psammophis notostictus?)
  • Fork-marked Sand Snake (Psammophis leightoni trinasalis 29.11.2004(common))
  • Cape Cobra (Naja nivea)
  • Black-necked Spitting Cobra (Naja nigricollis woodii, 4.2006, 4.2014)

ADDERS

  • Puff Adder (Bitis arietans)
  • Horned Adder (Bitis caudalis)

HOUSE SNAKES

  • Brown House Snake (Lamprophis fuliginosus? (mentalsis)?)

WORM SNAKES

  • Peter’s Worm Snake Leptotyphlops scutifrous 23.12.2014

LIZARDS

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WORM LIZARDS

  • Kalahari Round-headed Worm Lizard (Zygaspis quadrifrons, resight 12.8.2011)
  • Kalahari Spade-snouted Worm Lizard (Monopeltis leonhardi, resight 19.10.2008)
  • Dusky Spade-snouted Worm Lizard (Monopeltis infuscate, resight 9.3.2008)
  • Blunt-tailed Worm Lizard (Dalophia pistillum)

SKINKS

  • Gariep Blind Legless skink (Typhlosaurus gariepensis 21.9.2009)
  • Striped Blind Legless skink (Typhlosaurus lineatus lineatus 28.5.06)
  • Karasberg Tree skink (Trachylepis (Mabuya) sparsa)
  • Variegated Skink (Trachylepis (Mabuya) variegate punctulata?)
  • Western Three-striped skink (Trachylepis (Mabuya) occidentalis 22.11.04, 22.9.2006, 20.10.08)
  • Tree skink (Trachylepis (Mabuya) spilogaster 28.4.06, 15.10.06)

LACERTIDS

  • Western Sandveldt Lizard (Nucras tessellate 25.11.04)
  • Spotted Desert Lizard (Meroles suborbitans)
  • Bushveldt Lizard (Heliobolus lugubris 26.11.04, 6.6.10)
  • Spotted Sand Lizard (Pedioplanis lineoocellata 26.11.04)
  • Namaqua Sand Lizard (Pedioplanis namaquansis 24.11.04 (hatching 30.3.06))

AGAMAS

  • Ground Agama (Agama aculeate (common))
  • Anchieta’s Agama (Agama anchietae (1 sighting 4.2000))

GECKOS

  • Kalahari Ground Gecko (Colopus wahlbergii furcifer)
  • Giant Ground Gecko (Chondrodactylus angulifer)
  • Bibron’s Thick-toed Gecko (Pachydactylus bibronii)
  • Turners Thick-toed Gecko (Pachydactylus turneri)
  • Cape Thick-toed Gecko (Pachydactylus capensis?)
  • Common Barking Gecko (Ptenopus garrulous garrulus)

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