snake ID? what could this be?

Discussion in 'Reptile and Amphibian Identification' started by jbest, Feb 16, 2013.

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  1. jbest

    jbest Well-Known Member

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    this is at a mates parents house in the surfers paradise area.....curious as to what it might be. they live on the water if that helps but thats all i got
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    It's a Burton's Legless Lizard, Lialis burtonis.
     
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    Yep, a Burton's. Cute little critters.
     
  4. Bluetongue1

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    Agreed. We don't have snakes with stripes the length of their body, long pointy snouts and tails a bit over one and half times the body length.
     
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