Striped blind legless skinks
Skinks | Namibia
Introduction: There are 3 subspecies of the striped blind legless skink found in the southern African region with (Typhlosaurus lineatus lineatus) particular to Namibia. It is a small lizard, commonly found in wind-strewn sand that collects at the base of grass tufts and bushes, desert dunes and sand ridges.
Diet: Mainly termites.
Colouring: All black specimens are common, although the Namibian subspecies may have a yellow-golden back with around 6 thin dark stripes and a white belly.
Breeding: A couple of large babies are born in mid-January to early March. Gestation periods are usually around 20 weeks.
Size: Max SVL 180mm.
A satellite camp to Fiume Lodge, the Bush Camp requires a minimum two night stay and is the base for top quality guided excursions to visit a local Bushman / San community
A partially community owned camp - allows guest to gain an insight into the lives of the local Bushman community
In the town of Tsumkwe this lodge offers an opportunity to visit the local San communities