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Mlawula Nature Reserve - Reptiles and Amphibians
Hyperolius tuberilinguis Kassina senegalensis Bufo garmani
Nucras ornata Mabuya quinquetaeniata margaritifer Kinixys natalenisis

Priority Species

(Information from "Threatened Vertebrates of Swaziland", by A Monadjem, R C Boycott, V Parker and J Culverwell, 2003.)


Boidae (pythons and boas)

   Python sebae natalensis Smith, 1840
   (Southern African python)
   (SiSwati: inhlatfu)
   Swaziland Status: Vulnerable
   Southern African Red Data Status: Vulnerable
   International Red Data Status: Not listed

Crocodylidae (alligators and crocodiles)

   Crocodylus niloticus  Laurenti, 1768
   Swaziland Status: Vulnerable
   Southern African Red Data Status: Vulnerable
   International Red Data Status: Not listed

Near Threatened

Testudinidae (terrestrial tortoises)

   Kinixys natalensis  Hewitt, 1935
   (Natal hinged tortoise)
   Swaziland Status: Near Threatened
   Southern African Red Data Status: Rare
   International Red Data Status: Near Threatened

Mlawula Reptiles Checklist
Mlawula Amphibians Checklist

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Mlawula Invertebrates
Mlawula Fishes
Mlawula Reptiles and Amphibians
Mlawula Birds
Mlawula Mammals
SNTC Headquarters: Parliament Road. P O Box 100, Lobamba, Swaziland. Tel: (+268) 2416 1516, 2416 1489, 2416 1179. Fax: (+268) 2416 1875, 2416 1480. Email: info@sntc.org.sz
National Museum:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1179, 2416 1875
Fax: 2416 1875
Email: curator@sntc.org.sz
King Sobhuza II Memorial Park:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1179, 2416 1489
Fax: 2416 1875
Email: ksmp@sntc.org.sz
Malolotja Nature Reserve:
Tel/Fax: (+268) 2444 3241
Cell: 7660 6755
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz
Mantenga Nature Reserve:
Tel: (+268) 2416 1151
2416 1178, Fax: 2416 1480
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz
Magadzavane Lodge
Mlawula Nature Reserve:
Tel: (+268) 2343 5108/9
Fax: 2343 5111
Email: magadzavane@sntc.org.sz