BLACKISH BLIND SNAKE
Brown/purplish in colour with a light pink on the belly. Can grow up to 57cm.
They are not actually blind, their small eyes are protected by scales from ant attack.
This species lives most of its life underground.
After heavy rain, the snake may leave its burrow at night and search for food.
Feeds mostly on ants and termites underground, and the occasional worm.
They mate in late spring and the females lay 5-20 grape-sized eggs in the summer.
Living mostly underground, this snake is mostly protected.
this is a non-venomous snake, and only preys on small underground insects such as ants.