Snakes who's bites will require some medical treatment
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The 2 species capable of inflicting bites that will require some medical treatment
Night Adder - Relatively common. Easily identifiable by a dark
“V”marking on the head. They are nocturnal but will often bask in
the sun near a retreat during the day. Night Adders feed exclusively on toads and frogs. They can grow up to
about 80cm long.
Adder - Not commonly encountered as they are a fossorial
species.Normally exposed during excavations.
Sometimes venture onto the surface after heavy rains. Bites are fairly common among snake enthusiasts who
mistakenly identify this species as the harmless Cape Wolf Snake and pick it up ! They grow up to 60cm
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Snakes that occur within the Mount Moreland Conservancy
Deadly snakes that occur in the Mount Moreland Conservation area
Snake species who's bites are considered harmless to man
Harmless snakes that occur within the Mount Moreland Conservancy