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Opistophthalmus wahlbergii


Introduction: Opistophthalmus wahlbergii give off a painful, but not life-threatening sting. Burrow entrances are usually found in the open, as opposed to vegetation or rocks. Depending on the hardness of the soil, burrows can reach over 1m in length.
Distribution: Throughout Namibia less for the southern Namib Desert.
Diet: Captures prey and takes it to the end chamber to feed.
Colouration: Shiny sandy coloured appearance with darker mid-body ridges.
Breeding: Young stay with their mother until the first instar. Up to 25 young per litter is common.
Maximum size: 110mm.

Dunes & Wildlife

6 Days - A short tour including game viewing in the Etosha Park, a short visit to the sea-side town of Swakopmund and the massive dunes at Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert. Windhoek-Windhoek

Desert Dream Tour

4 Days - The dunes at Sossusvlei & the Namib Naukluft Mountains are highlights. Departures from Windhoek & Swakopmund

Etosha Tour

4 Days - Get your game viewing fix in the Etosha National Park. Departures from Windhoek & Swakopmund

Etosha Express

3 Days - Short safari to Etosha Park. Windhoek-Swakopmund

Sossusvlei Express

3 Days - Short tour to Sossusvlei. Swakopmund - Windhoek

Sossusvlei Shuttle Tour

3 Days - Of all our short trips to Soussusvlei this tour offers the best value for money

Sossusvlei Shuttle Safari

3 Days - A very flexible trip to Sossusvlei. Choose between Swakopmund or Windhoek departures and finishes.

Swakopmund Car Hire