Angola burrowing skinks
Skinks | Namibia
Introduction: Angola burrowing skinks (Sepsina angolensis) have long fat tails with a rounded tip that resemble the head. Each of their small limbs have 3 toes. The head has a rounded snout with small ear openings. These characteristics enable them to wriggle around leaf litter, making them difficult to catch and study.
Distribution: Oshakati region.
Diet: Not known.
Colouring: The back is yellow-brown with a creamy belly.
Breeding: Not known.
Size: Max SVL 91mm.
A traditional Owambo homestead which offers a unique opportunity of interacting with the local community while getting involved in local activities such as cattle herding and basket making.
Situated at the Ruacana falls on the Namibia / Angola border - this lodge serves as a gateway between Kaokoland and Owamboland
North of Etosha, east of Osahakati & west of Opuwo this remote lodge is situated on the vast plains of the Omusati Region. Attractions here include tracking Black Rhino.