Fascinating Facts About The Blind Snake Of Barbados

Imagine a snake that’s as thin as a piece of spaghetti, and you’ve more or less dreamed up the Barbados threadsnake. As the smallest: snakes in the world, these minuscule serpents are completely blind and push the evolutionary limit of how small a snake can be (they heed to reach a certain site in order to eat). Their favourite meals consist of termites and ant larvae.

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Barbados threadsnake

These minuscule serpents are completely blind and push the limit of how small a snake can be. Barbados threadsnakes are thin enough to coil themselves around a coin.

Size: 100mm (3.9in)

Comparison: The size of a noodle

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