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.
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 […]
Long Awaited Trip To The Baviaanskloof. With another public holiday in September I made the most of it and took the day before (Monday) off work so I could have a decent amount of time to get down to do this trip. Although not ideal my Canon Twin Flash system went on the brink and […]
Spring is just around the corner and soon the snakes will be too! With the eastern parts of South Africa being summer rainfall regions the onset of spring brings relief from the dry cool winters, for Kwa-Zulu Natal, the Eastern Cape, Gauteng, Limpopo, the North West and Mpumalanga. During the winter months most amphibians are […]