Lamprophis fuliginosus

The Brown House snake ,also known as the African House snake, varies in length from 18 to 45 inches and in color from tan biscuit to rust above and from white to dull white below. It has two lines that start from the nostril on each side of its head with the lower line going along the upper jaw and the upper line running above the eye. Its scales are smooth and shiny. The males are smaller than the females.