:D So happy. Turned over a log right next to the parking lot and found this adorable little fellow. Pouring rain but totally awesome time.
Diard's Worm Snake
Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 7th January 2016
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm
Field Notes - It had a forked tonge and smooth scales i found it when i flipped over a rock it was about 20 centimetres long . It might be a flowerpot snake
Tamaño de 10 a 15 cm, color café oscuro encontrada en una composta.
Found this little blind snake in my suburban backyard in San Juan, PR. I normally find them dead since my cats get to them first. I have seen many on different ocassions where there's damp, shaded dirt.
The Typhlopidae are a family of blind snakes. They are found mostly in the tropical regions of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and all mainland Australia and various islands. The rostral scale overhangs the mouth to form a shovel-like burrowing structure. They live underground in burrows, and since they have no use for vision, their eyes are mostly vestigial. They have light-detecting black eye spots, and teeth occur in the upper jaw. The tail ends with a...