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Red sand boa

Eryx johnii


It moves slowly it has whitish underside with brown scales on upperside of body with black spots.Seems to have opposite mouths at both ends . Non venomous.


Found in open field where there is small left overs of dry paddy crops . Found at Patiala, Punjab (India)


First ever seen the snake in its natural habitat.

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KrantiAzad 8 years ago

Thanks Gopal ... thank u so much

KrantiAzad 8 years ago

Thanks Gopal ...:)

Kranti Dhiman
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Kranti Dhiman

Punjab, India

Spotted on Nov 30, 2012
Submitted on Dec 4, 2012

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