Snakes | Namibia
Introduction: A coral snake (Aspidelaps lubricus) is a short snake with a reddish head. It has been described by some experts as a 'bad-tempered clown!' They prefer a habitat of rocky outcrops. Their venom is believed to be neurotoxic and the effects are largely unknown.
Distribution: Throughout Namibia except for the north-east regions of the country.
Diet: Small vertibrates including other reptiles.
Colouring: The body is orange to coral red and the belly is yellowish.
Breeding: Females lay between 3 to 11 eggs in December.
Size: Max SVL male 687mm, female 600mm.
On an old mission station south of Okahandja, the farm Otjisazu is full of historical interest
Situated some distance west of Okahandja the natural hot spring has been tapped and is used to full both an indoor and outdoor pool
A tranquil garden & African decor give this country hotel laid back, relaxed feeling. Situated on the outskirts of the town of Okahandja
A game farm which offers a 'boutique camping experience' with accommodation in air-conditioned permanently erected tents
Situated on farmland west of Okahandja, Oropoko has a well stocked game park