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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.