This snake is colorful and nocturnal; may bask in early mornings or late afternoons, may emerge on overcast days. It is secretive and is seldom seen; is harmless and seldom attempts to bite.
Nestling rodents, lizards and frogs.
Number of eggs
8-12 in summer hatching after 75 days.
Snakes and predatory birds.
Damp localities in grasslands, moist savanna, lowland forest and fynbos.