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Desert Threadsnake (Leptotyphlops humilis cahuilae)

Created: October 30th, 2018 - 01:44 AM
Last Modified: October 30th, 2018 - 01:44 AM
Entered by: Jeff Nordland
Record 311790
Country:
United States
State:
California
County:
San Diego County
Time:
2018-04-07 21:29:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Adult
Sex:
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Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
rocky desert mountainside/roadcut
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
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Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Clear
Moon Phase:
Waning Gibbous
Elevation:
1675.00ft
Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

I watched this threadsnake moving around excitedly, then it found an ant colony that was swarming on the surface and carrying eggs. It quickly began eating ants and soon went down into the crevice where the ants were emerging from.

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