This is a LITE version of eSnakes of Southern Africa, the interactive version of Johan Marais’ A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa which is an essential field guide for those visiting and living in the region with an interest in its snake species. It covers 20 snakes indigenous to Southern Africa compared to 154 species in the full version.
If you enjoy this free version please check out the full version.
Images, distribution maps and text descriptions of 20 species found throughout Southern Africa.
Multiple photographs allow for easier identification.
Swipe to move to next or previous species.
Tap on image or text to expand.
A “Smart Search” that allows you to easily identify a snake species using head shape, type of scale and habitat.
A “Compare” feature that allows you to compare two species on the same screen
A personal species list that stores your snake sightings saved to the device* (can be exported and emailed in CSV format)
*Uninstalling the program will result in the loss of your list, it is recommended that you keep your own backup (master list) separate from the program.
For more wildlife guides see our other apps: Sasol eBirds, Wildlife of Southern Africa, eGuide to Mammals of Southern Africa, Kingdon Guide to African Mammals.
NB. This Application WILL ONLY work on an iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad running OS V5.0 or higher NOT A NORMAL IPOD CLASSIC/NANO.