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Common Slug-eater

Duberria lutrix


Adults average 30-35 cm, but reach a maximum length of 43 cm. Above, a distinct reddish brown band runs along the centre of the back, flanked by a grayish band on either side of the body. There may also be broken black dorsolateral lines. the underside is usually cream to yellowish white, edged with black or dark grey dotted lines, so there is a light bank down the centre of the belly.


Preferred habitat: Largely a grassland inhabitant, but also found in moist savanna, lowland forest and fynbos.

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WildAdventress 10 years ago

Wow nice find! and brilliant photos please add it to this mission


Jared Hersch
Jared Hersch 11 years ago

Brilliant spotting!! Wow! I'm very impressed and great camera work my bud!

Neilen Joyce
Spotted by
Neilen Joyce

Knysna Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 6, 2013
Submitted on Mar 6, 2013

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