Introduction: Hairy chitons (Chaetopleura papilio) have smooth and shiny shell valves and a wide girdle. Look under rocks in low-tide pools to find this species.
Diet: Underwater minute plant matter.
Colouration: Alternating light and dark brown stripes. The sides are often speckled with light blue. The girdle is brown with a thin covering of black bristles, hence the common name.
Max size: 70mm.
In the small holiday village of Langstrand, between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, this lodge sprung to prominence when Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt used it as their base for their visit to Namibia
Situated out of town on the Rossmund Golf course, one of the world's best desert courses.