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Reptiles of Kruger National Park

Afrikaans name: Krugerwildtuin

Nile Monitor in Kruger National Park

Nile Monitors are fairly common near water in Kruger Park.

Photo © Steven Herbert

Kruger Park has a list of over 100 species of reptiles. Here are some that you may see.

Southern Tree Agama

Peters' Ground Agama

Southern African Python

Common Flap-neck Chameleon


Natal Green Snake

Spotted Bush Snake

Mole Snake

Nile Crocodile

Black Mamba

Snouted Cobra

Bibron's Tubercled Gecko

Common Tropical House Gecko

Cape Gecko

Marsh Terrapin

Serrated Hinged Terrapin

Rainbow Skink

Striped Skink

Variable Skink

Leopard Tortoise

Rock Monitor

Nile Monitor

Puff Adder


Kruger Park references


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