Spotted Rock Snake (Lamprophis guttatus)

The Spotted Rock Snake can be locally abundant where it occurs in suitable habitat. A beautifully marked snake favoring rocky area’s with a short flat head is perfectly adapted for residing in rock cracks, under rocks and rock fissures. Where it hunts lizards, geckos and known to take fledgling birds. Seldom seen due to their secretive nature they seldom attempt to bite but will hiss and coil repeatedly.

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Spektakelpas, Northern Cape

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Spektakelpas, Northern Cape

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Forest Hills, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Forest Hills, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Pringle Bay, Western Cape.

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Pringle Bay, Western Cape.

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Everton, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Everton, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Spektakelpas, Northern Cape

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Spektakelpas, Northern Cape

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Forest Hills, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Lamprophis guttatus

Spotted Rock Snake. From Forest Hills, Kwa-Zulu Natal.