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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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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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Adventure, Africa, Amphibians, Cobra, herping, Kwa Zulu Natal, Lizards, Lowveld, Reptiles, Road Life, snakes, South Africa

A Trip To The Lowveld.

Winter Herping In The Lowveld With yet another long-weekend I made plans and set off for a few days in the Lowveld based in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga. Where I met up with Theo Busschau and Adriaan Jordaan. Leaving Nelspruit we heading towards Lisbon where we’d hope to find Swazi Rock Snakes and a few other reptiles […]

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Snake Bite In South Africa

The Top Three Snakes Responsible For Medically Significant Snake Bites In South Africa. Snake bites in South Africa are not as common as you would think, annually less than 12 people per annum die as a result of a venomous snake bite in South Africa. To put it into perspective more people die from allergic […]

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Winter Herping In The Western Cape

Winter Herping In the Western Cape. With a long weekend looming I took another day off and made it an extended long weekend for my trip to Cape Town for some Winter Herping. Arriving on Friday evening to a particular cold Cape Town we made plans for Saturday. I met with a friend Theo Busschau […]

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The Namaqualand Road Trip – Part Four

The Namaqualand Road Trip – Part Four The fourth and final instalment of my road trip through Namaqualand you can catch the third part here. This narrative starts off as Andries and I leave McDougalls Bay and head towards Cape Town – sort of! DAY 9 McDougalls Bay via Spingbok to Oudtshoorn! Now the best part of planning […]

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The Namaqualand Road Trip – Part Three

Part Three This is the third instalment of a four part trip to Namaqualand road trip you can catch the second part here. This narrative starts off as Andries and I leave Springbok and head towards the West Coast. DAY 6 Springbok to McDougalls Bay Bay via Port Nolloth. We left the sweltering heat and dry heat […]