- Spotted Bush Snake [Philothamnus semivariegatus]
- 850 mm
- 825 mm
The Spotted Bush Snake is a very slender snake with a flat, distinct head and a long tail. The body is bright green to olive, usually with dark spots on the bars on the forebody, becoming grey-bronze towards the rear. The head is green or blue-green.
The Spotted Bush Snake is found in the northern regions, extending into the Kalahari and Northern Cape, reaching Namaqualand in the west and Port Elizabeth in the east. Elsewhere it occurs through central Africa to Sudan and Guinea.
The female lays 3 - 12 elongated eggs in midsummer.
Geckos, chameleons and tree frogs.
The Spotted Bush Snake does not make a great pet as it does not feed in captivity.