*** If you are unsure of the identification of a snake you have observed, you can ask an expert by uploading a photo to the Snakes of Namibia facebook page. ***

*** The facebook page also has contact details for Snake Catchers - people who are experienced in catching and removing snakes - throughout the country. ***

*** In the case of a snake bite, email "snakebite" to snakebitedoc@gmail.com. Namibia's snakebite expert - Dr Buys - will respond immediately. ***

Latest snake records

These are the latest records added, for snakes.

Species Date Recorder
Boaedon capensis | Brown House Snake
09/09/2019Sack, Jessica
Dipsina multimaculata | Dwarf Beaked Snake
14/06/2019Crafford, Fred
Dendroaspis polylepis | Black Mamba
31/08/2019Ward, David
Dendroaspis polylepis | Black Mamba
31/08/2019Mushindi, Milton
*Unknown reptile (snake)
27/08/2019Kwando Carnivore, Project
Naja mossambica | Mozambique Spitting Cobra
11/08/2019Sack, Jessica
Psammophis leopardinus | Leopard Sand Snake
09/07/2019Sack, Jessica
Python anchietae | Anchieta's Dwarf Python
25/07/2019Steyn, Douw
Bitis schneideri | Namaqua Dwarf Adder
06/07/2019Van ZYL, AC
Dendroaspis polylepis | Black Mamba
10/06/2019Hauptfleisch, Morgan

Latest snake records map