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Cape Centipede Eater

Snakes | Namibia

Introduction: The Cape centipede eater (Aparallactus guentheri) is a small, slender snake that always head to old termite mounds for shelter, food and warmth. They have a harmless set of teeth that do not give off much of a bite when handled. Theses snakes prefer a varied habitat that includes highveld, mountain grassland, coastal bush and savannah. Predators include garter snakes and burrowing asps.

Distribution: Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip) as far east as Victoria Falls and there has been an observation in and around Windhoek, all be it many years ago.

Diet: Centipedes.

Colouring: The back is red-brown, the head is brown and the belly is grey.

Breeding: Females lay between 2 and 4 elongated eggs.

Size: Max SVL male 270mm, female 324mm.

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