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Angolan garter snake

Snakes | Namibia

Introduction: Angolan garter snakes (Elapsoidea semiannulata) are medium-sized snakes, slow-moving and uncommon. They have a varied habitat requirement, except for very dry areas.

Distribution: Northern Namibia including Etosha National Park extending from Ruacana Falls eastwards all the way along the Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip) to Victoria Falls.

Diet: Skinks, geckos, frogs and the occasional small snakes.

Colouring: Brightly banded with a white head and black back. The belly is white.

Breeding: Females lay up to 10 small eggs.

Size: Max SVL male 532mm, female 467mm.

Ongula Village Homestead Lodge

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.

Ruacana Eha Lodge

Situated at the Ruacana falls on the Namibia / Angola border - this lodge serves as a gateway between Kaokoland and Owamboland

Uukwaluhdi Safari Lodge

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.