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Awl-headed Snake

Lytorhynchus paradoxus


Also known as a Sind Longnose Sand Snake, for its shovel-shaped, projecting snout which is used as an adaptation for digging into the sand while seeking out prey.


Sand dunes of Thar Desert.

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Vipul Ramanuj
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Vipul Ramanuj

Kanoi, Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Sep 4, 2015
Submitted on Apr 20, 2017

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