Namib sand snake
Appearance
Slender body, boldly striped. Narrow head, large eyes. Top of head spotted or barred. Long tail. Body may be plain grey-brown, but usually lightly striped on sides and with thin stripe along backbone.
Behaviour
Chases down lizards on sandy flats. Shelters at night in rock cracks or holes. Lays 3 - 4 elongate eggs in summer.
Habitat
West desert.

Names
(en) Namib sand snake
(sc) Psammophis namibensis
(nl) Zandrenslang
(af) Namibsandslang