As in other African Countries Ghana has its share when it comes to reptiles. Not all the snakes and other reptiles found in Ghana have been documented but we have listed the most common..

In Ghana you find the Dwarf Crocodile and Nile Crocodile in the Mole and Kakum National Parks as well as in Paga in the North and in other rivers throughout the country.



In Ghana one finds several species of turtles these are Bell's Hinged, Serrated Hinged, Home's Hinged, African Helmet and West African Mud Turtle.

The Nile Monitor is a lizard like reptile and grows up to a length of 1.7 meters.

The most common Lizard in Ghana is the Agama Agama Lizard which is found every where especially near homes.

The Chameleon can be found in any of Ghana's rain forests.

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