*** 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
Prosymna frontalis | Southwestern Shovel-snout
20/02/2019Kusters, Martina
Bitis caudalis | Horned Adder
10/04/2019Walters, Matthew
Psammophis subtaeniatus | Western Yellow-bellied Sand Snake
30/03/2019Ward, David
Bitis arietans arietans | Puff Adder
22/03/2019Ward, David
Leptotyphlops labialis | Damara Thread Snake
01/06/2017Sack, Jessica
Bitis arietans arietans | Puff Adder
11/05/2011Sack, Jessica
Telescopus semiannulatus polystictus | Damara Tiger Snake
21/06/2017Sack, Jessica
Dendroaspis polylepis | Black Mamba
17/03/2019Ward, David
*Unknown reptile (snake)
01/02/2019Kwando Carnivore, Project
Python natalensis | Southern African Python
12/02/2019Singleton, Alex

Latest snake records map