Observations in the Order: Squamata

English Name: Lizards

Unknown snake

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By: Gragorgix
Location: Shaw Park Road, near Port Alfred, eastern Cape
Observed on: 1st September 2014
Added to iSpot: 2nd September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Observed snake in Shaw Park, near Port Alfred, eastern cape, crossing a gravel road

Rainbow Skink

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By: FieldnotesFieldnotes's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesFieldnotes's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Nwanetsi
Observed on: 1st November 2012
Added to iSpot: 1st September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Female and male

Giant Plate Lizard

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By: FieldnotesFieldnotes's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesFieldnotes's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Nwanetsi
Observed on: 1st November 2012
Added to iSpot: 1st September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Gecko

Gecko
By: saxicola
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Mount Pleasant, Simon's Town
Observed on: 31st August 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 3

Spotted Skaapsteker

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By: SihleSihle's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesSihle's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: R27, Cape Farms
Observed on: 1st September 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Spotted Skaapsteker

Spotted Skaapsteker
By: SihleSihle's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesSihle's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: R27, Cape Farms
Observed on: 1st September 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Rock Agama

Rock Agama
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: summit section of Helderberg Dome Trail
Observed on: 24th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 31st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Fast Tongue 2

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 31st August 2014
Added to iSpot: 31st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: I will get the sequence one day....

Chameleons

Chameleons
By: MagdaMagda's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Grunter St, St Lucia
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 29th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 4
Description: 4 individuals.

Rainbow Skink

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By: FieldnotesFieldnotes's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesFieldnotes's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Berg en Dal Mrt 2012
Observed on: 24th March 2012
Added to iSpot: 29th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Female or juvenile

Grass Snake

Short-snouted grass snake
By: spyboticaspybotica's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Ferreira St, Nelspruit Reserve 133-Ju
Observed on: 28th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 29th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 4

3rd Party

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 25th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: The 3rd of the chameleons seen on the restio. Boring compared to the other 2.

Bug Catcher at Rest

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 25th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Think it is a pregnant female

Spring Clean

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 25th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Shedding, old for new skin. 1 of 3 chameleons on the same restio clump/

Knysna Dwarf Chameleon eaten by Forest Buzzard

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 25th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

The Fastest Tongue in the West

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 25th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Three photos in 1 second. One of 3 found on as single restio clump. More to come.

unknown lizard

unknown lizard
By: dirkhuitzing
Location: Sani Pass, Mkhomazi Wilderness area
Observed on: 14th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Likely ID: Southern Rock Agama (Agama atra subsp. atra)
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: A not so small lizard sunning on a rock

Gecko

Gecko
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Haarwegskloof
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Striped skink

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By: Ricky TaylorRicky Taylor's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Lekhubu Island
Observed on: 14th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

335230b hagedis

335230b hagedis
By: dirkhuitzing
Location: Sani Pass, Mkhomazi Wilderness area
Observed on: 14th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Seen during a walk in the hills near hotel Drakenberg Gardens

Namaqua flat lizard

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By: Etwin AslanderEtwin Aslander's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Unnamed Road, Richtersveld National Park
Observed on: 11th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: About 20cm. in length. Males quite colourful, females rather drab.

Puffadder and field mouse

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By: johanbaard
South African National Parks
johanbaard's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: West Coast National Park
Observed on: 19th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 5

Ground Agama

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 18th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Discarded

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Gamkaberg
Observed on: 20th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Found near warren of Brant's Whistling Rat. Nice food source and shelter?

Lizard

Lizard
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Road to Olifantsbos opposite Klein Rondevlei
Observed on: 20th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Dedicated to Ruedi Siegenthaler who would have been with us if he could have been. We will miss you.

Agama

Agama
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Sunbird Lodge
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Lizard

Lizard
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Sunbird Lodge
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Gecko

Gecko
By: Ricky TaylorRicky Taylor's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Ngoma Bridge Crossing, North West Botswana
Observed on: 29th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: About 4 cm long

Cape Skink?

Cape Skink?
By: NCStudent
Location: Bothasig Fynbos Nature Reserve
Observed on: 19th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Unidentified Gecko Species

Unknown Gecko species
By: NCStudent
Location: Tygerberg Nature Reserve
Observed on: 27th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Rock Agama

Rock Agama
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Sunbird Lodge garden
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Tree Agama

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: 10, Mount Argus Rd
Observed on: 18th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Bitis cornuta

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By: BruceWBruceW's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesBruceW's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Unnamed Road, Garies
Observed on: 9th September 2007
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1

Southern Spiny Ground Agama

Agama hispida
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Tienie Versveld Nature Reserve
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Large scale Girdled lizard

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By: BruceWBruceW's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesBruceW's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: 04, 2nd Street
Observed on: 24th August 2009
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Red schneideri

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By: BruceWBruceW's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesBruceW's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: 04, 2nd Street
Observed on: 11th August 2009
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Bitis schneideri

buried snake
By: BruceWBruceW's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesBruceW's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Unnamed Road, Garies
Observed on: 2nd November 2009
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 2

Cape cobra Port nolloth

Cape cobra Port nolloth
By: BruceWBruceW's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesBruceW's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: R382, Port Nolloth
Observed on: 17th October 2009
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 8
Comments: 3

Variable Skink

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Mzinyathi
Observed on: 18th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Black Mamba!

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Mzinyathi
Observed on: 18th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: My favourite snake! This animal was just over two metres long. It allowed relatively close approach (I took these images from about two metres away). The snake did not seem particularly disturbed by me, but it did move off. Magical encounter.

Southern spiny agama

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By: Francois KrielFrancois Kriel's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesFrancois Kriel's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesFrancois Kriel's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Unnamed Road, Concordia
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Road inspection Namakwa Chameleon

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By: Francois KrielFrancois Kriel's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesFrancois Kriel's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesFrancois Kriel's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Springbok, Namakwa
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Saved from the road

Pofadder

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By: KoosAdAqua
Sea Fish Atlas
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Location: Addo Heights rd entry, Addo Elephant National Park
Observed on: 3rd October 2009
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Namaque Dwarf Chameleon in West Coast NP

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By: PeterBPeterB's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Unnamed Road, West Coast National Park
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Moreau's Tropical House Gecko, Moreau se Tropiese Huisgeitjie

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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: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Spotted Bush Snake, Gespikkelde bosslang

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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: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 9th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Found in an outside shed.

Unidentified lizard

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Unnamed Road, Karoo National Park, Rooivalle Lookout
Observed on: 21st December 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th August 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 0
Comments: 3

Fresh slough - McGregor WCape

Fresh slough - McGregor WCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 5
Description: Robertson Karoo Fresh and long (about 1.8 m).

A pocket lips cheerfully girdling the wall - McGregor WCape

A pocket lips cheerfully girdling the wall - McGregor WCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesMarion Maclean's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 2
Description: Robertson Karoo A girdle of lizards. The lovely dry stone wall in Vrolijkheid provides the perfect platform for sun-worshippers. Most lizards are a super orange, some are banded in sand and stone.

in the woodpile

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Cape Vidal camp
Observed on: 7th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

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