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  • Spanish
    • Culebrillas ciegas
  • English
    • Typical Blind Snakes
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    • Typhlopidae
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 盲蛇科

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Recent observations

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What

Long-tailed Blind Snakes Genus Ramphotyphlops

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jacky2

Date

April 14, 2014

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What

Blind snakes Genus Typhlops

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cpalomera

Date

May 22, 2016 10:13 AM CDT

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What

Blind snakes Genus Typhlops

Observer

biequecaribe

Date

March 18, 2016 01:47 PM ADT

Description

I have found this snake twice in two different places. By and old fallen tree and cleaning some garbage next to the house. It was a small one footer and it looked like the eyes were underneath the skin. Maybe blind?

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What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

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kucycads

Date

April 7, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Peter's Giant Blind Snake Megatyphlops schlegelii

Observer

simbamangu

Date

April 19, 2016 04:18 PM AST

Description

Unfortunately couldn't get head in view of photo.

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What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

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suezanne

Date

April 15, 2016

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What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

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mhusseini

Date

April 9, 2016 10:15 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Typical Blind Snakes Family Typhlopidae

Observer

simbamangu

Date

February 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

bcfl14

Date

April 2, 2016

Description

Two of them under a large stone

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What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

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kathydetweiler

Date

April 1, 2016 12:30 PM CDT

Description

Found a dead Brahminy blind snake on the ground of Quinta Mazatlan.

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What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

cosmicprophet

Date

March 27, 2016

Description

The snake was beneath a brick in the garden.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brahminy Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops braminus

Observer

ddrhoads

Date

March 23, 2016 03:13 PM CDT

Description

One of them was blue. Termites underneath all the rocks as well which were in a mulch bed.

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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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