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Snake: Worm snake

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noel
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Snake: Worm snake

Unread postby noel » Sun Nov 06, 2011 9:59 pm

Need some help with this one please- thread snake for sure, but which one? Seen at Skukuza. Posting two pics, one showing a distinct darker head. It tried unsuccessfully to burrow into the sand between the paving stones. Thanks!
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Re: Identification help: Snakes

Unread postby Bobbi Jane » Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:52 pm

Taking a very wild guess - Peters' Worm Snake. To be sure one would have to count the scales around the body and tail etc. A harmless specie. Nice find!
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