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Pilanesberg National Park Reptiles Guide : North West Province : South Africa

 
Reptiles
Travel Writer: EcoTravel Africa  
 

The idea of lions roaming South Africa would have had you laughed out of the bar a few years back but today, thanks to an ambitious project launched by an African entrepreneur, that concept has become a reality Pilanesberg National

We have separated the Pilanesberg National Park Snakes from the reptile list.

Scientific Name Common Name
Homopholis wahlbergi
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Velvety Gecko
Fluweelagtige Geitjie
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Hemidactylus mabouia
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Tropical Gecko
Tropiese Geitjie
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Lygodactylus c. capensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Common Dwarf Gecko
Gewone Dwerg-geitjie
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Pachydactylus affinis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Transvaal Thicktoed Gecko
Transvaalse Diktoongeitjie
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Pachydactylus capensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
-Cape Thicktoed Gecko
-
-
Pachydactylus turneri
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Turners Thicktoed Gecko
Turner se Diktoongeitjie
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Acanthocercus atricollis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Tree Agama
Boom-koggelmander
Mmamagwatagwata
Agama aculeata distanti
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Spiny Agama
Stekel-koggelmander
Mmamagwatagwata
Agama atra atra
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Southern Rock Agama
Suidelike Klip-koggelmander
Mmamagwatagwata
Chamaeleo d. dilepis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Flap-necked Chameleon
Gewone Groot Verkleur-mannetjie
Lebodu/Leobu
Mabuya varia varia
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
-Variegated Skink
Gevlekte Skink
Sefeleko
Mabuya s. punctatissimus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Stripped Skink
Gestreepte Skink
Sefeleko
Mabuya capensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Three-lined Skink
Driestreep Skink
Sefeleko
Lygosoma s. sundevallii
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Sundeval's Skink
Sundeval se Grawende Skink
Sefeleko
Panaspis wahlbergii
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Snake-eyed Skink
Dwerg Skink
Sefeleko
Acontias percevalli occidentalis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Percival's Legless Skink
Percival se Pootlose Skink
Sefeleko
Nucras holobi
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Holob's Sand Lizard
Prag-sandakkedis
Mokgathitswane
Nucras intertexta
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Spotted Sand Lizard
Gespikkelde Sandakkedis
Mokgathitswane
Ichnotropis squamulosa
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Rough-scaled Lizard
Grofskub-akkedis
Mokgathitswane
Ichnotropis capensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Cape Rough-scaled Sand Lizard
Kaapse Grofskub-sandakkedis
Mokgathitswane
Cordylus tropidosternum jonesii
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Jones' Girdled Lizard
Bosveldse Skurwejantjie
Mokgathitswane
Cordylus vittifer
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Transvaal Girdled Lizard
Transvaalse Skurwejaantjie
Mokgathitswane
Gerrhosaurus flavigularis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Yellow-throated Plated Lizard
Geelkeel-pantserakkedis
Mokgathitswane
Varanus albigularis albigularis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Rock / Tree Leguaan
Veldlikkewaan
Gopane
Varanus niloticus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Water Leguaan
Water Likkewaan
Polometsi/Gopane-wa-Metsi
Monopeltis infuscata
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Cape Worm-lizard
Kaapse Wurm-akkedis
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Crocodylus niloticus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Nile Crocodile
Nyl Krokodil
Kwena
Geochelone pardalis babcocki
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Leopard tortoise
Bergskilpad
Khudu
Kinixys lobatsiana
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Lobatse Hinged-back Tortoise
Skanierdop-landskilpad
Khudu
Pelomedusa subrufa
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Cape Terrapin
Platdop Waterskilpad
Rantlapere
Pelusios sinuatus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Serrated Terrapin
Groot Waterskilpad
Rantlapere

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As one of South Africa's top Nature Reserves, Pilanesberg National Park, is home to many of the mammals of southern Africa. Numerous wildlife safari and tour companies operate guided tours to Pilanesberg National Park. Popular adventure travel activities in South Africa include: horse riding safaris, elephant back safaris, mountain biking, birding, wilderness walking trails, science safaris and volunteering especially for GAP year students.
 
 
 
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