Genus: Typhlops (blind snakes)

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Three species represent this genus in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

Typhlops obtusus (Slender blind snake)

 

 

Typhlops fornasinii (Fornasini's blind snake)

 

 

Typhlops bibronii (Bibron's blind snake)

 

 
 

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