sand snake

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Related to sand snake: banded sand snake, glass snake, water snake, Sand worm
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Noun1.Sand snake - small North American burrowing snakesand snake - small North American burrowing snake
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
banded sand snake, Chilomeniscus cinctus - a sand snake of southwestern United States; lives in fine to coarse sand or loamy soil in which it `swims'; banding resembles that of coral snakes
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Afro-Asian Sand Snake, Royal Python, Spiny-Tailed Agama lizards, Indian Star Tortoises born in Al Ain Zoo.
If Umm Sanim is on the edge of open desert then it is possible that snakes may occasionally enter gardens and houses, but they are likely to be the rat snake (Platyceps ventromaculatus), a long, thin snake with dark banded markings, or the equally thin sand snake (Psammophis schokari), the longest snake in Arabia.
Many creatures, Such as Beetle, pangolin, lizard, intertidal shellfish, and sand snake, whose surface structures show the excellent wear resistance (TONG et al.
It is hard to get about, but the Nile sand snake "swims" its way up the dunes by side winding and the wedge-snouted lizard uses rocket propulsion.
Khan said it was "very rare" to find one of these snakes in human dwellings, with the non-venomous hissing sand snake a much more common discovery.
Summary: A sand snake, two foxes and a white-tailed mongoose are among creatures recently released to their natural habitat after they were captured and handed over to the Dubai Zoo.
Game of Thrones" Season 5 spoilers have yet to peak in entertainment reports, but the rumoured casting of a Sand Snake, Nymeria Sand in particular, is exciting for many fans.
The eldest and most athletic Sand Snake will be having a major fight scene with a series regular character- not one who crosses her path in the books.
We can't see her leaving her hottie Trystane without a struggle And the brilliantly scary Sand Snakes finally strike.
With last week's introduction of the Sand Snakes and the dragon barbecue things are definitely heating up.
In the first episode alone we see two deaths, one of a major character at Castle Black, and in future episodes we meet new characters such as High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce) - who's set to lock horns with Cersei - and the Sand Snakes, the three bastard warrior daughters of Prince Oberyn, who are out to avenge his death.