*** 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
Naja mossambica | Mozambique Spitting Cobra
11/01/2019Ward, David
Dendroaspis polylepis | Black Mamba
17/02/2019Jansen, Junge
Bitis arietans arietans | Puff Adder
25/04/2018Jansen, Junge
Bitis arietans arietans | Puff Adder
30/05/2018Jansen, Junge
Bitis arietans arietans | Puff Adder
07/06/2017Jansen, Junge
Naja nigricincta nigricincta | Western Barred Spitting Cobra
04/10/2017Jansen, Junge
Naja nigricincta nigricincta | Western Barred Spitting Cobra
06/06/2018Jansen, Junge
Naja nigricincta nigricincta | Western Barred Spitting Cobra
09/02/2019Jansen, Junge
Bitis arietans arietans | Puff Adder
11/02/2019Jansen, Junge
Dendroaspis polylepis | Black Mamba
11/02/2019Jansen, Junge

Latest snake records map