The Mexican Burrowing Snake



The Mexican Burrowing Snake.

This Mexican constrictor snake has a slender head and cylindrical, powerfully built body of a burrowing species.



The body is mostly grey with small, shiny scales and jagged patches of white scales which grow with age. It is 1-1.3m long which is the equivalent of 3 ¼ - 4 ¼ ft. It inhabits areas of Southern Mexico through to other regions of Central America. This snake feeds mainly on rodents, lizards and reptile eggs. The female snake lays her eggs in enclosed areas. There is usually from 3-6 eggs in a clutch. It lives in a wide area of habitats but tends to favour moist forests. It is endangered because of loss of habitat and influence of increasing human residents in its living regions.

mexican burowing snake

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