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Slug Eater

Duberria lutrix


Duberria lutrix, or the common slug eater, is a small, ovoviviparous, molluscivorous, nonvenomous snake, which is endemic to Africa.


Total length of adults is thirty to forty cm (approximately twelve to sixteen inches). The common slug eaters' colours vary, but typically have an olive green to brown or russet back, grey flanks, a yellowish or cream belly, and a black, more or less complete, vertebral stripe.

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WildAdventress 10 years ago

nice spot please add to this mission

Wendy Clapham
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Wendy Clapham

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 7, 2014
Submitted on Jan 18, 2014

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