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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.

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