Observations in the Order: Squamata

English Name: Lizards

Breakfast buddy - Upington NCape

Breakfast buddy - Upington NCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: R360, N of Upington NCape
Observed on: 8th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

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By: Earl RoodeEarl Roode's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Waterval Nature Reserve
Observed on: 23rd September 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Cape Dwarf Gecko ...

Cape Dwarf Gecko
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: 5, Edge View, East London
Observed on: 9th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st October 2014
Likely ID: Cape Dwarf Gecko (Lygodactylus capensis)
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2

Wolf Snake

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By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Blyde River Near Hoedspruit
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1
Description: About 32cm. Seen on forest floor at night.

Horned adder, Horingadder 3

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: C19, Hardap
Observed on: 27th May 2006
Added to iSpot: 30th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 3

Legless lizard

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By: Ricky TaylorRicky Taylor's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Mtunzini, KZN
Observed on: 29th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 29th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: 25 to 30 cm long. Found on hard sand of path where it had difficulty in moving. as soon as it was able to get to the edge it disappeared under the leaf litter. Very shiny body. Distinctive shield scale on snout

Rock Monitor

Rock Monitor
By: Andrew Deacon
South African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
Amphibians and Reptiles expert
Location: H1-8, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 19th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 29th September 2014
Likely ID: Rock Monitor (Varanus albigularis)
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Tree skink - Kgalagadi NCape

Tree skink - Kgalagadi NCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Polentswa pan, Kgalagadi Transfrontier
Observed on: 6th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2

Gorgeous agama - Kgalagadi NCape

Gorgeous agama - Kgalagadi NCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Bedinkt<-->Langklaas, Kgalagadi Transfrontier park
Observed on: 6th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: The sand lizard is here http://www.ispot.org.za/node/286330

Sand lizard - Kgalagadi NCape

Sand lizard - Kgalagadi NCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Bedinkt<-->Langklaas, Kgalagadi Transfrontier park
Observed on: 6th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 2
Description: ID for the sand lizard not the agama.

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By: timvntimvn's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Cannon Rocks
Observed on: 26th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Purple-glossed Snake

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By: Paolo Candotti
Kloof Conservancy
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Location: Ronald's Kloof Stream
Observed on: 7th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th September 2014
Identifications: 5
Agreements: 1
Comments: 7
Description: Found after digging up a patch of garden soil - this specimen was about 20cm long

On the sunny side of the tree! - Kgalagadi NCape

On the sunny side of the tree! - Kgalagadi NCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Nossob camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Observed on: 3rd September 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Cape dwarf Chameleon

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
Botanical Society of South AfricaCity of Cape Town Biodiversity Management BranchCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersDarling Wildflower Society
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Location: Dassenberg Farm, Atlantis
Observed on: 26th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Was quite surprised to find this little fellow hiding inside a restio - must be the season of bounty with all the blind flies around.

Mole Snake

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By: DullsweatherDullsweather's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Belfast R540, MP
Observed on: 26th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0
Description: Estimated at a meter long.

Deathwish gecko - Kgalagadi NCape

Deathwish gecko - Kgalagadi NCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Grootkolk camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Observed on: 2nd September 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Moved this guy from the shower, where he'd seemed to have frozen in place, to outside in a sunny corner. Next morning he's frozen behind the door. Since this seemed to be his chosen mode we left him to it...

Utrecht

Utrecht
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Utrecht, Amajuba
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Approx. 450 mm.

Black Spitting Cobra, Swartspoegkobra

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: D850, Farm Neuras, Maltahohe
Observed on: 23rd September 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Rock Monitor, Veldlikkewaan

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesAlex Dreyer's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: N10, NC
Observed on: 24th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 4

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By: PieterMierPieterMier's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesPieterMier's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Paradyskloof
Observed on: 24th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Agama atra dt

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By: outramps
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGarden Route Botanical GardenMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Min Water in the Klein Karoo
Observed on: 17th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Harlequin Snake ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Thomas River Historical Site, Cathcart District
Observed on: 15th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1
Description: grassland form

Common Night Adder ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Kei River Valley
Observed on: 18th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Burchell's Sandveld Lizard ...

Burchell's Sandveld Lizard
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Thomas River Historical Site, Cathcart District
Observed on: 18th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Black Thread Snake ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Thomas River Historical Site, Cathcart District
Observed on: 17th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Rainbow rock skink

Rainbow rock skink
By: Andrew Deacon
South African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
Amphibians and Reptiles expert
Location: S25, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 26th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Female

Cordylus cordylus (Cape Girdle Lizard)

Cordylus cordylus (Cape Girdle Lizard)
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Northern Swartberg
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Pseudaspis cana (Mole Snake)

Pseudaspis cana (Mole Snake)
By: Simonne AfonsoSimonne Afonso's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Atlantis Pump Station
Observed on: 4th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Trachylepis capensis (Cape Skink)

Trachylepis capensis (Cape Skink)
By: Simonne AfonsoSimonne Afonso's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Dassenberg Rd, Cape Farms
Observed on: 9th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Bradypodion gutturale

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesGawie's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesGawie's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Karoo Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 15th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Rock agama

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By: timvntimvn's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Zuurberg
Observed on: 21st September 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Massive Mole Snake

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Start of Steenbok Trail, Postberg, WCNP
Observed on: 21st September 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 1

Agama atra (Southern Rock Agama)

Agama atra  (Southern Rock Agama)
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Northern Swartberg
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Boomslang

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By: Diane Brooks
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
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Location: ERF47812, Union Ave
Observed on: 21st September 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 4
Comments: 2

Agama atra (Southern Rock Agama)

Agama atra  (Southern Rock Agama)
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Northern Swartberg
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Lazy Kalahari skinks - Askham NCape

Lazy Kalahari skinks - Askham NCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Molopo Lodge, N of Askham NCape
Observed on: 31st August 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th September 2014
Likely ID: Trachylepis
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 4

Don't bitus

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Citrusdal area
Observed on: 14th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 3
Description: Came across this 60cm puffy lying injured in the road. Lay motionless for ages allowing time to get some real close up shots before it eventually moved off very slowly dragging it's injured tail.

Tropidosaura gularis (Cape Mountain Lizard)

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By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Northern Swartberg
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Cordylus cordylus (Cape Girdle Lizard)

 Cordylus cordylus (Cape Girdle Lizard)
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Northern Swartberg
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Agama atra ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Eastern edge of the Superbowl, Mkambati NR
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Snake!

Bitis arietans subsp. arietans
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: R319, Overberg District Municipality
Observed on: 6th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 7

slo go

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Ferry point Rd, Agate Terrace
Observed on: 18th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: very small

Berg adder on Banting

Berg adder
By: outrampsmarge
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOutramps
Location: Outeniqua NR
Observed on: 18th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1
Description: These young thin, snake was light grey with black patterning and distinctive reverse V behind head, about 18cms long.

Puff Adder

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By: KyleOKyleO's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: M64, Silver Mine (Nature Reserve)
Observed on: 25th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 18th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Ghekko

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By: H Olivier
Location: 24, Fountain Rd
Observed on: 11th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Black Girdled Lizard

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By: Ross AlexanderRoss Alexander's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: 32, Echo Rd
Observed on: 6th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

puffy

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Croc World, Scottburgh
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Probably the only Puffy I'll see on the coast. The wild ones seem only to occur inland.

sunny stripey

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Croc World, Scottburgh
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

'Green tree snake'

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By: smuldalsmuldal's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: D3431, Caprivi Game Park
Observed on: 20th November 2012
Added to iSpot: 13th September 2014
Likely ID: Black Mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis)
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1
Description: Alerted by frantically mobbing red-eyed bulbuls, we found this snake rather close overhead. This was in our campsite. When we described it to the owners, they told us it was a 'green tree snake' (well, yes).

Cape Skink

Cape Skink
By: Alexander
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Jonaskop 5
Observed on: 11th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

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