Leptotyphlops

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Noun1.Leptotyphlops - blind snakes of Asia and Africa and AmericasLeptotyphlops - blind snakes of Asia and Africa and Americas
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
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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The sperm whale, Physeter catodon, is the largest-toothed animal alive today.
Clemens and Wilby (1949) noted several authors reporting sperm whale, Physeter catodon, stomachs as a source of ragfish specimens; with the 1937 record of a ragfish head from a sperm whale taken 30-50 n.
From personal observations and those of the observers, sperm whales (Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758) were found often in the areas of the tuna purseseine fishery; tunas, on the other hand, were not observed to associate with sperm whales.