Ethiopia ID's

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Ethiopia ID's

Postby Gerald Ochsenhofer » Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:09 pm

Dear all,

a friend of mine has been in Ethiopia recently. Her main goal were birds, but she also photographed some critters :-)

As far as I have no idea of the species there (and also no book about this region at home), I would be really glad if you could help me out with the identification :-)

So here they are (all pics (c) A. Klamm):

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[3]

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[4]

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[5]

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[6] (not much options for that one ;-), cool picture!)

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[7]

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[8] maybe someone knows someone who knows...

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[10]

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[11]


Thanks a lot in advance!
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Re: Ethiopia ID's

Postby Ilian Velikov » Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:00 am

Both tortoises are Stigmochelys pardalis but I can't help with the rest.
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Re: Ethiopia ID's

Postby Kristian Munkholm » Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:21 pm

The croc you already know and the first gecko is Tarentola annularis.

Second gecko is Hemidactylus sp. and skink is Trachylepis sp. I have species level guesses for these two and most of the others as well but that's just what they are - guesses, so I won't bother you with them.

Here's a site you might find useful to do s little research yourself: http://www.reptiles-of-ethiopia-and-eritrea.com/
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Re: Ethiopia ID's

Postby Gerald Ochsenhofer » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:12 pm

Thanks for your replies; I will have a look at the link!
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Re: Ethiopia ID's

Postby Ruggero Morimando » Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:26 pm

Snake Boaedon lineatus (maybe ?)
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Re: Ethiopia ID's

Postby Tomas Mazuch » Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:56 pm

Gerald Ochsenhofer wrote:Dear all,

a friend of mine has been in Ethiopia recently. Her main goal were birds, but she also photographed some critters :-)

As far as I have no idea of the species there (and also no book about this region at home), I would be really glad if you could help me out with the identification :-)

So here they are (all pics (c) A. Klamm):

1.jpg

2.jpg

3.jpg

4.jpg

5.jpg

6.jpg

7.jpg

8.jpg

9.jpg

10.jpg

11.jpg


Thanks a lot in advance!



1/ Tarentola annularis
2/ Trachylepis striata
3/ Tomopterna kachowskii
4/ Stigmochelys pardalis (adult)
5/ Stighmochelys pardalis (juvenile)
6/ Crocodylus niloticus
7/ Hemidactylus awashensis
8/ young Buthus awashensis
9/ Acanthocercus cf. gregorii or minutus
10/ Pseudoboodon lemniscatus
11/ Acanthocercus cf. gregorii or minutus
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Re: Ethiopia ID's

Postby Gerald Ochsenhofer » Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:45 pm

Many thanks! :idea:

Ps. Really interesting flickr-albums!
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