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Check out this awesome blog post by Kylie Jamison that details my life as a young herpetologist, and explains how I got to where I am today. https://kyliejamisonmms.wixsite.com/mysite/feature Advertisements

Last year I was featured in an article by Oppidan Press, written by Kate Matooane. the article focuses on my ‘critter walks’ and the impact that they have on the people who attend.

This list contains all the snakes that can be found in the Eastern Cape. Several species have not been added to the list as I do not have good photos of them at this time. Snakes such as the black mamba, green mamba and vine snake have not been added to this list as they are only present at the southern border between Kwazulu Natal and Eastern Cape, and thus have a… Read More

Late last year I was contacted by a journalist from the Daily Dispatch Newspaper in Port Elizabeth, seeking information on snakes. To make a long story short, I made it into the newspaper…again, and I couldn’t be more stoked. It is crazy to think how far I have come since when I started. The fact that people view me as a reputable source of information is a great honour and I feel… Read More

Boomslang (Dispholidus typus) Family: Colubridae. Size: 1.2-1.5m. Distribution: Widespread African species that has been found in every province in South Africa. The snake is particularly abundant along the southern coast from the tip of the Western Cape through the Eastern Cape and Kwazulu Natal and  into Mpumalanga, where it spreads northwards and westwards into Limpopo, Gauteng and the North West. Although present in every province, the snake is absent from the drier… Read More

Recently myself and Luke Kemp made a trip to the Western Cape in search of some of South Africa’s most interesting reptiles and frogs. This video is part one of a two part mini-series designed to show our viewers what we found, where we went, and some of the funniest moments along the way. This first video covers our comical journey to the Western cape, our time in Bayworld museum, Wilderness and… Read More