The Caecilian are limbless, serpentine amphibians. Mostly hidden in the ground. In rainy day, it easily seen in shallow water.
Grey and flesh-colored Caecilian on grass at 1850 meters northwest Ecuador
Caecilian found by tribal hunter
The caecilians are an order (Gymnophiona) of amphibians that superficially resemble earthworms or snakes. They mostly live hidden in the ground, making them the least familiar order of amphibians. All extant caecilians and their closest fossil relatives are grouped as the clade Apoda. They are mostly distributed in the tropics of South and Central America, Africa, and South Asia. The diets of caecilians are not well known.