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Thread Snakes Slender Blind Snakes or Worm Snakes: Leptotyphlopidae - Habitat

species habitats

Slender blind snakes can live in many different habitats from dry deserts and humid rainforests to rocky mountainsides, but within those habitats, they always seek at least slightly damp areas. These burrowing snakes spend much of their day buried under an inch or two (2.5 to 5 centimeters) of soil, hidden beneath stones or logs, or out of view in piles of rotting leaves or inside ant and termite hills. The species known only by its scientific name of Leptotyphlops natatrix may be a swimmer. Just one individual from this species has ever been found, and it was discovered in 1931 in a swamp in Gambia.

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over 6 years ago

I just got back from a hike in a slot canyon in southern Utah (Coyote Gulch. My boys (Alex and Ben) found, on two different occasions, what, after looking at your website were thread snakes, swimming in the water. From what I have been able to see, Utah is not a known habitat and Thread Snakes are not supposed to swim. Did my boys discover some "new" species/subspecies?

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over 9 years ago

You have never found one of those snakes before? Well i did today its very interesting..... look at the last sentence in your paragraph!