A Weird Amphibian- A Caecilian

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BruceWD
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A Weird Amphibian- A Caecilian
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I thought you might be interested in this. I was walking near my cabin at night in Costa Rica and almost stepped on this animal.. At first, I jumped thinking it was a snake and then I thought it was a giant worm. On further research, I discovered that it is an amphibian found in Central and South America. It mostly stays underground where it eats worms, termites etc. Its eye is covered with skin and bone. Bruce

What a lucky find!

You can see its well developed jaw

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