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house snake

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Noun1.house snake - nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spothouse snake - nonvenomous tan and brown king snake with an arrow-shaped occipital spot; southeastern ones have red stripes like coral snakes
king snake, kingsnake - any of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors; feed on other snakes and small mammals
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It was a non-venomous African brown house snake, measuring at least three feet long.
Steyn had pulled over to check and help what he believed to be a brown house snake. But as he got closer to the reptile he realised it was a Black Mamba.
The budgies were in a cage and the African house snake in a plastic vivarium when they were found at the end of a narrow road in Swansea.
This makes clear that Christianisation has had an immense impact on the survival of house snake cult elements in folk tales.
Didn't make any difference that it turned out to be the common House snake. It shook him up pretty good.
In this study we will examine the histological anatomy of the oviducts of the brown house snake (Lamprophis fuliginosus), the Brahminy blind snake (Rhamphotyphiops braminus), and the worm lizard, Amphisbaena fuliginosa, to determine if the anatomy of the worm lizard oviduct is more similar to the snakes or lizards.