Bibron’s Blind Snake (Afrotyphlops bibronii)

A common harmless snake averaging only 30-40cm that spends most of its time underground, beneath stones or logs. These snakes although common are not often seen except after rains where they may come to the surface when the ground becomes saturated. They feed on ant eggs, larva and termites. Found predominantly in the Eastern parts of the country where it favors coastal forest, montane grassland and moist savanna.

Afrotyphlops bibronii

Bibrons Blind Snake. From Mooi River, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Afrotyphlops bibronii

Bibrons Blind Snake. From Mooi River, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Afrotyphlops bibronii

Bibrons Blind Snake. From Middelrus, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Afrotyphlops bibronii

Bibrons Blind Snake. From Hilton, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Afrotyphlops bibronii

Bibrons Blind Snake. From Umngazi, Eastern Cape.

Afrotyphlops bibronii

Bibrons Blind Snake. From Umngazi, Eastern Cape.

Afrotyphlops bibronii

Bibrons Blind Snake. From Barbeton, Mpumalanga.

Afrotyphlops bibronii

Bibrons Blind Snake. From Morgans Bay, Eastern Cape.