*** 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
Python natalensis | Southern African Python
20/05/2019Walters, Matthew
Bitis caudalis | Horned Adder
08/05/2019Mushindi, Milton
Lycophidion capense capense | Cape Wolf Snake
12/02/2015Walters, Matthew
Psammophis leopardinus | Leopard Sand Snake
25/05/2019Compaan, Riaan
Psammophis leopardinus | Leopard Sand Snake
02/05/2019Compaan, Riaan
Telescopus semiannulatus polystictus | Damara Tiger Snake
02/05/2019Compaan, Riaan
Psammophis subtaeniatus | Western Yellow-bellied Sand Snake
22/06/2019Ward, David
Python natalensis | Southern African Python
22/05/2019Ward, David
Dispholidus typus viridis | Common Boomslang
22/05/2019Ward, David
Bitis arietans arietans | Puff Adder
09/05/2019Singleton, Alex

Latest snake records map