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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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The EDGE of Existence program highlights and protects some of the most unique and wonderful species on the planet and has already added creatures like a blind snake, limbless lizard, and world's largest sea turtle to its list.
The ALA (2014) and OEH (2014) databases yielded nine records of six species (Table 2), two of which were not detected in the present study: Black-bellied Swamp Snake Hemiaspis signata, one specimen collected in 1996; and Blackish Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops nigrescens, one specimen collected in 1997.
Last year Al Hage also spotted a Brahminy blind snake inside his villa.
Brahminy blind snake, Ramphotyphlops braminus (Daudin, 1803).
A FROG with fangs, a blind snake and a round-headed dolphin are among 1,000 new species found on an island by World Wildlife Fund scientists.
Summary: A frog with fangs, a blind snake and a round-headed dolphin are among more than 1,000 new species recently found on the incredible Melanesian island of New Guinea, environment group WWF said.
5) What type of creature is a blind snake? 6) In what year did the first convicts arrive in Australia, 1778, 1788 or 1798?
In the four paintings that dominated the show (Blind Snake 2, 2009, hung alone opposite the front desk), Cooke follows a succession of lone male outcasts through a meager, unforgiving world.
Snakes are reportedly illegal in Hawaii, apart from the Hawaiian blind snake.