Brahminy Blind Snake

Brahminy blind snake is also known as thread snake, common blind snake, and worm snake. Its scientific name is Indotyphlops brahminy.

As the name suggests, this snake can not see. And in India, it is known as a Teliya snake. Teliya means oily 

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The Brahminy blind snake looks like an earthworm. But it is the smallest snake in the world. It can range in size from 2 to 6 inches.  

Its eyes appear as small as a black dot inside its head. It is found in silver grey, purplish and deep chocolate colors. this snake is completely blind.

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Its eyes appear as small as a black dot inside its head. It is found in silver grey, purplish and deep chocolate colors. this snake is completely blind. 

Brahminy blind snakes are found in Africa and Asia. But information about this snake has been seen in many parts of the world.  

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Brahminy blind snakes are found in moist places such as in ant and termite nests, wet forests, under stones, gardens around houses, etc. 

The Brahminy blind snake spends most of its time under the ground. And comes out in the night. It eats small insects like larvae, eggs, ants, termites, etc. 

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It is a non-venomous snake. Blind snakes do not harm. When it senses danger, it releases an oily substance from its body. To Read More

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