*** 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
22/05/2019Ward, David
Dispholidus typus viridis | Common Boomslang
22/05/2019Ward, David
Bitis arietans arietans | Puff Adder
09/05/2019Singleton, Alex
Naja mossambica | Mozambique Spitting Cobra
07/05/2019Sack, Jessica
Dispholidus typus viridis | Common Boomslang
29/04/2019Periquet, Stephanie
Python natalensis | Southern African Python
23/04/2019Singleton, Alex
Naja nigricincta nigricincta | Western Barred Spitting Cobra
23/04/2019Singleton, Alex
Aparallactus capensis | Black-headed Centipede-eater
23/04/2019Singleton, Alex
Thelotornis capensis oatesii | Oates' Twig or Vine Snake
07/04/2019Breitenbach, PJ
Python natalensis | Southern African Python
22/03/2019Singleton, Alex

Latest snake records map