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Jalla's Sand Snake

Snakes | Namibia

Introduction: Little is known of Jalla's sand snake (Psammophis jallae). They prefer a habitat of grassland and savannah.

Distribution: Northern Kalahari Desert as far north as Grootfontein.

Diet: Skinks and lacertids

Colouring: A light-grey to olive-brown back has a number of dark bands and yellow spots. The throat is blue-black in colour and the belly has a central broad stripe.

Breeding: Breeding habits are not known of this rare snake.

Size: Max SVL male 730mm, female 640mm.

Arnhem Cave Rest Camp

The Arnhem Caves are the largest in Namibia, this simple rest camp allows guests to explore these caves

Eningu Clay House

Built from locally made red Kalahari clay bricks this is a wonderful lodge. Expect good food, stunning Kalahari sunsets and a warm welcome

Kiripotib Guest Farm

Hans and Claudia run an excellent guest farm - activities include game drives, learning about (and eating) local sheep, the art centre and carpet weaving. We think this is one of the best guest farms in Namibia

Sandune Lodge

Offers a variety of accommodation styles from guest houses to a tented camp.