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Worm-lizards, Caimans, and Other Reptiles of the Gran Chaco

Worm-lizards, or amphisbaenids, are neither lizards nor worms. They are reptiles, distantly related to lizards and snakes, but not nearly as well-known as either. Most species are burrowers, tunneling after insects, earthworms, and other prey (Gomes et al. 2009). Among … Continue reading

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