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Snake Typhlops

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how does this thing survive?! It's just a living sausage!

ulvalactuca77 8 years ago

what he said^

Ietermagog 8 years ago

I agree - a blind snake, for starters

Liam 9 years ago

At first I thought it was a finger! Then bread. what an interesting animal.

JacquesTarnero 9 years ago

Yes, alive and kicking! (well sort of kicking :-)) Couldn't find in any book yet.

moralcoral 9 years ago

yep i agree with s fraizer definatly looks like one of those!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

I think this is a blind snake of the Family Typhlopidae. I have not found it yet but shows some similarities to Rhinotyphlops sp., Megatyphlops sp. or Afrotyphlops sp. This website has some relevant drawings

moralcoral 9 years ago

Could also be a species of legglass lizard in the Aprasia family looking at the scales!

moralcoral 9 years ago

it looks a bit dry though was it still alive?

moralcoral 9 years ago

Looks like a caecilian its a type of amphibian, ill see if i can get an ID

craigwilliams 9 years ago

?!? The first photo looks like French Bread. The rest look like a dead snake but no eyes........what's going on here please???

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Spotted on Jun 28, 2008
Submitted on Oct 28, 2011

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