Slender Thread Snake
Snakes | Namibia
Introduction: The slender thread snake (Leptotyphlops gracilior) is just that, a very slender snake. It has a cylinderical body, with a short head and blunt tail. Other snakes are amongst their main predators.
Distribution: An isolated population have been recorded around the Aus region of Namibia.
Diet: Ants and termites.
Colouring: Uniform to black body.
Breeding: Females lay around 3 or 4 elongated eggs.
Size: Max SVL 225mm.