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Recent observations

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herpguy

Date

May 26, 1989

Description

This blind snake was found during the day under a rock near Lake Tsimanampetsotsa, 27 km south of Beheloka, in southwestern Madagascar.

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What

Typhlops schlegelii mucruso Megatyphlops mucruso

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

November 26, 1981 10:08 AM CAT

Place

Chivero (Google, OSM)

Description

workshop vehicle pit - drowned in water

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What

Puerto Rican Coastal Blindsnake Typhlops hypomethes

Observer

nadira

Date

October 27, 2014

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What

Puerto Rican Coastal Blindsnake Typhlops hypomethes

Observer

sofiamel

Date

October 27, 2014 12:48 PM GST

Description

Blind snakes

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What

Southern Blind Snake Austrotyphlops australis

Observer

treeder86

Date

December 7, 2004

Description

ID and locality info based off of my notes from 2004. I tried to update taxonomic changes.

Thanks to my father, Dr. Tod Reeder, for having me on this trip.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

colinmorita

Date

September 20, 2014 10:23 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Eurasian Blind Snake Typhlops vermicularis

Observer

artem

Date

August 1, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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joseduardo21

Date

July 21, 2014

Place

cardenas (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

serpiente ciega tropical Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

joseduardo21

Date

July 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

xantusiahunter

Date

June 14, 2014 11:41 AM PDT

Description

Dead threadsnake found in my boyfriends driveway.

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kahlil

Date

May 13, 2014

Description

Was found in a pile of rubble as children from the orphanage were doing some clean up. After a video was taken it was released where found. Positive ID made via internet search and confirmed by an AUB professor.

Video: http://youtu.be/oDDGHfbb9Wg

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What

Typical Blind Snakes Family Typhlopidae

Observer

karisiasafaris

Date

May 1, 2012

Description

Found this guy dead on the road in Nairobi (Langata). There had been some rains and the sides of the road were saturated. Ideas?

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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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