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Whether you call them whip snakes, grass snakes or sand snakes, what these snakes all have in common is that they are slender, gorgeous and lightning quick. This post is dedicated to all the snakes from the sub-family Psammophiinae, that are found in the Eastern Cape. This group is large and incredibly diverse, with members of this sub-family being found from the tip of South Africa, all the way to India. While… Read More

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

In December of 2017, I went to Durban for a few days on holiday. While there, I herped in Westville and Kloof and found some awesome reptiles and frogs. This video showcases the animals that were found on the trip and features Tyrone James Ping, a well-known herpetology enthusiast and photographer living in KwaZulu Natal.