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    • Typical Blind Snakes
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    • Typhlopidae

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

ramphotyphlops grypus Austrotyphlops grypus

Observer

kucycads

Date

January 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

mickeylong

Date

February 17, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This introduced snake, Brahminy Blind Snake or Flower Pot Snake, found on February 14, 2015 in an urban yard in Sierra Madre (by Kris Kaul), was photographed Feb. 17, 2015. Both the snake and it's habitat (photo: Chuck Haznedl) in mulch are shown. Thanks to Greg Pauly for the identification. To be watched for in Los Angeles County.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

February 21, 2015 12:18 PM MAGT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

yatinkalki

Date

December 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

yatinkalki

Date

June 16, 2014

Place

Bangalore (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

musicwolf

Date

December 23, 2014 08:13 PM EST

Description

Clearly some sort of blind snake and not a worm. Visible scales and moved like a snake. Found it crossing the sidewalk at night while Christmas caroling.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kucycads

Date

January 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 19, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 14, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 9, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Schmidt’s blind-snake Afrotyphlops schmidti

Observer

jakob

Date

December 11, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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