Found on the beach, heading towards the ocean. Eventually heading back towards the sand dune.
Blind snake 30 cm long. Afrotyphlops lineolatus
Culebra ciega que se encontro cuando los dueños de la casa en la que rento estaban quitando hierba.
Poor guy was stepped on before anyone noticed him.
Ramphotyphlops braminus is variously known as Brahminy blind snake (or Brahminy blindsnake), flowerpot snake, common blind snake, island blind snake, and Hawaiian blind snake. The moniker "flowerpot snake" derives from the snake's incidental introduction to various parts of the world through the plant trade.
Found in Africa and Asia, but being an introduced species in many parts of the world, it is also found in Australia and the Americas. It is common throughout most of Florida.
This species is parthenogenetic and all specimens collected so far have been female. They lay eggs or may bear live young. Up to eight offspring are produced: all female and all genetically identical
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...