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Leopard Tortoise (Stigmochelys pardalis)

All About the Leopard Tortoise

Mpala Research Centre is home to many reptile species including the unmistakable Leopard tortoise. Each day, one or more slow but sure individuals will be seen crossing from one end of the Mpala campus to the other. They bear dome shells with distinctive yellow and brown spots and radiating circles that make the leopard tortoise one of the

Boomslang

All About Mpala’s Reptiles

Routine checks that include clearing underbrush and troubleshooting installations and equipment on the Explore.org cameras at Mpala took on a chilling character when a bright green snake was seen on the live cams. The agile serpent was recorded weaving its way up one of the camera masts at the hippo pool. It was initially recognized