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Re: NFC: Off topic ID request

Lots of foods you can give it, including pinky mice, small insects, and
small amphibs.  Worms, crickets, grasshopers, etc. are all good.  The
little frogs and toads you find in the early spring will also work good.  
Let me know how it works out.

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On Sat, 13 Feb 1999 Phylesis at aol_com wrote:

> Date: Sat, 13 Feb 1999 18:59:36 EST
> From: Phylesis at aol_com
> Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
> To: nfc at actwin_com
> Subject: NFC: Off topic ID request
> Hey Folks,
> 					Today, while working on a landscape job, I came across a very small
> snakelike creature I've found only once before. The first time I found this
> species, I IDed it, off handedly, as a worm snake. Petersons disagrees with me
> and rightfully as they do not even exist this far south. It is jet black,
> about 5" long, less than an 1/8th" in diameter, segmented like an earthworm as
> best I can see considering I'm BLIND, certainly the worst part of being 42.  :
> P     The belly is lighter than the body, though appearently more transluscent
> than color. The head is blunt and rounded at the mouth.   The tail is blunt,
> though terminates with a point. It was found in extremely dry, loose sandy
> soil. Petersons shows a photo of a "worm lizard" but it is pink, not black.
> This does look very similar, including the scales on it's head. It also has a
> flickering tongue, like a snake. Interesting little character. Ofcourse, the
> next question is what does it eat; if I can't feed it, it goes back.
> Any ideas?
> 			Daryl