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Pilanesberg National Park Snake Species Guide : North West Province : South Africa

 
Snakes
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

Snakes belong in the Pilanesberg National Park Reptiles List, we have separated them because...

Scientific Name Common Name
Typhlops bibronii
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Bibron's Blind Snake
Bibron se Erdslang
-
Rhinotyphlops lalandei
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Lalande's Blind Snake
Lalande se Erdslang
-
Leptotyphlops s. scutifrons
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Peters' Thread Snake
Peter se Garingslang
-
Leptotyphlops distanti
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Distant's Tread Snake
Distant se Garingslang
Python sebae natalensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
African Python
Gewone Luislang
Tlhware
Lycodonomorphus rufulus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Brown Water Snake
Bruin Waterslang
Noga
Lamprophis fuliginosus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Brown House Snake
Bruin Huisslang
Noga
Lycophidion c. capense
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Cape Wolf Snake
Kaapse Wolfslang
Noga
Mehelya c. capensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Cape File Snake
Kaapse Vylslang
Noga
Mehelya nyassae
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Black File Snake
Swart Vylslang
Noga
Philothamnus semivariegatus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Spotted Bush Snake
Gespikkelde Bosslang
Noga
Philothamnus hoplogaster
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Green Water Snake
Groen Waterslang
Noga
Philothamnus natalensis occidentalis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Natal Green Snake
Natalse Groen Waterslang
Legwere
Prosymna bivittata
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Twinstriped Shovel-snout
Dubbel-gestreepte Graafneusslang Noga
Prosymna s. sundevallii
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Lined Shovel-snout
Gestreepte Graafneusslang
Noga
Pseudaspis cana
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Mole Snake
Molslang
Noga
Dasypeltis scabra
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Common Egg-eater
Gewone Eiervreter
Noga
Telescopus s. semiannulatus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Eastern Tiger Snake
Tierslang
Noga
Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Herald Snake
Rooilip-slang
Noga
Dispholidus t. typus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Tree Snake
Boomslang
Noga
Thelotornis c. capensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Vine Snake
Takslang
Mosenene
Psammophylax tritaeniatus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Striped Skaapsteker
Gestreepte Skaapsteker
Noga
Psammophis s. subtaeniatus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Yellow-bellied Sand Snake
Geelpenssandslang
Noga
Psammophis b. brevirostris
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Short-snouted Sand Snake
Kortsnoetsandslang
Noga
Psammophis leightoni trinasalis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Fork-marked Sand Snake
Vurkmerksandslang
Noga
Psammophis angolensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Pygmy Sand Snake
Dwerg-sandslang
Noga
Aparallactus capensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Black-headed Centipede-eater
Swartkop-mierslang
Noga
Atractaspis bibronii
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Side-stabbing Snake
Sypikslang
Noga
Aspidelaps s. scutatus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Shield-nose snake
Skildneusslang
Noga
Elapsoidea boulengeri
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Half-banded Garter Snake
Half-gebande Kousbandslang
Noga
Naja a. annulifera
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Snouted Cobra
Egiptiese Kobra
Kake
Naja mossambica
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Mozambique Spitting Cobra
Mosambiek Kobra
Kake
Dendroaspis polylepis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Black Mamba
Swart Mamba
Mokwepa
Causus rhombeatus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Rhombic Night Adder
Nagadder
Lebolobolo
Bitis a. arietans
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Puff-adder
Pofadder
Lebolobolo

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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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