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[BACK IN STOCK] The Reptiles of the Limpopo Province and Kruger National Park Their Ecology, Behaviour and Distribution

The Reptiles of the Limpopo Province and Kruger National Park Their Ecology, Behaviour and Distribution by Ruan Stander The Kruger National Park is home to 125 of South Africa’s 434 species. All except six of these living gems also occur in the Limpopo Province, from which a staggering total of 204 species are known. The […]

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How to identify a Cape Cobra

Cape Cobra and how to identify them. The Cape Cobra is Africa’s most venomous Cobra Field Notes: A large, impressive cobra, which is arguably one of the most variable in colour and abundant venomous snakes in the Western Cape,. It is often referred to as the most venomous snake in Africa. Although a nervous snake […]

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Snakes Of The Western Cape

SNAKES OF THE WESTERN CAPE. The Western Cape covers approximately 129 462 km² and is home to forty-one species of snakes, twelve are venomous and bites are considered medical emergencies, nine are venomous but not considered dangerous and nineteen species are non-venomous.

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Rain Frogs

Rain Frogs The Genus Breviceps Rain frogs are some of the cutest animals on the planet so learn more about these amazing amphibians. There are around 18-20 species and possibly more yet-to-be-fully described of Rain Frogs in Southern Africa. These amazing Rain frogs can be found in a varying array of habitats from dry sandy […]

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[BACK IN STOCK] A FIELD GUIDE TO SNAKES & OTHER REPTILES OF KWAZULU-NATAL BY TYRONE PING

FIELD GUIDE TO SNAKES & OTHER REPTILES OF KWAZULU-NATAL BY TYRONE PING A first of its kind for the region, extensively covering the snakes and reptiles of KwaZulu-Natal. Beautifully laid out across 280 pages, 300 colour photographs, concisely written species accounts and species maps of close to 170 species of snakes and reptiles found in […]

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Snakes Of Cape Town

Snakes Of Cape Town While the western cape is only home to around 42 species of snakes of which most are completely harmless and only half a dozen or so are considered to be dangerous and capable of inflicting a bite which would require serious medical attention. With Cape Town being surrounded by wide open […]

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THE LITTLE FIVE – INSIDE AFRICA CNN DOCUMENTARY

The full length feature as seen on CNN INSIDE AFRICA “The Little Five” I was fortunate enough enough to be part of this film explaining the importance and threats towards the Natal Midlands Dwarf Chameleon and four other highly threatened species in South Africa.  The film looks into five of the small endangered or vulnerable […]

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Namaqualand Road Trip 2019: Part 2

Day 4  – Leaving Augrabies Falls National Park – Springbok (300,2km) Continuing where we left off with the second segment of a trip across Namaqualand. Around 20km from Augrabies Falls National Park we encountered our first casualty a Karoo Sand Snake and an hour or so later a Dwarf Beaked Snake. The temperatures were exceedingly […]