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blind snake

n
(Animals) any burrowing snake of the family Typhlopidae and related families of warm and tropical regions, having very small or vestigial eyes
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Noun1.blind snake - wormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyesblind snake - wormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyes
ophidian, serpent, snake - limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
Leptotyphlops humilis, western blind snake - burrows among roots of shrubs and beneath rocks in desert and rocky hillside areas and beach sand of western United States
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And, "OMG, I didn't know there were so many types of blind snakes.
Unless you have the resources to slither over to the Murray-Darling river system in southern Australia, this collection of data about the astounding frogs, geckos, flap-footed lizards, skinks, dragons, monitor lizards, blind snakes, venomous land snakes and the very special fringe-dweller of the region gives basic knowledge about size, configuration, habitat, habits and tadpole characteristics if appropriate.
The taxonomic status of the blind snakes Leptotyphlops dulcis dulcis, L dulcis dissectus and L.