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Offline Maria

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« on: April 19, 2016, 16:22 PM »
Hello

I found this poor tiny snake squished on the road. He was only the width of a pencil. Any idea what he is?
The first photo shows an ant on it so you can see how small he was.
The second photo is a side shot.

Thanks
Maria

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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2016, 16:48 PM »
Oh dear, this happens all then time!  :'(

Loks like a  culebra de cogulla, (Macroprotodon brevis).

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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2016, 16:52 PM »
Thanks Petrea  :) that was my first thought, but then as always I manage to confuse myself  :speechless:

Maria