Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Python natalensis   
(Southern African Python)
(SiSwati: inhlatfu)
Venomous


Swaziland Red Data Status: Vulnerable
Southern African Red Data Status: Vulnerable
International Red Data Status: Not listed

Description:

Key Features: large, conspicuous snake

Comments: Occurs in the middleveld, lowveld and Lubombo regions, absent from the highveld region. A few unsubstantiated sightings in the highveld have been reported but these have been restricted to the deeper, warmer, larger river valleys.

Habitats:  
Riverine forest
Valley bushveld


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