Psammophis angolensis

Psammophis angolensis

Psammophis angolensis, Dwarf sand snake

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Psammophis angolensis

Psammophis angolensis, sometimes known as the dwarf sand snake, is a species of snake in the family Lamprophiidae reaching a maximum length of 50 cm, but averaging 30 cm. The snake actively forages for lizards and frogs.

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The species is widespread in sub-Saharan Africa, ranging from Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, through Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, westwards to Angola and southwards through Zimbabwe to South Africa.

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References

1. Psammophis angolensis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psammophis_angolensis

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