Namib Desert, Namibia
Scientific Name: Typhlosaurus braini.
Common Name: Brian's blind legless skink.
Description: Brain's blind legless skink is a pink snake-like lizard.
Difference in Sex:
Habitat: Endemic to sandy dune regions in the central Namib Desert of Namibia.
Habits: Found in soft sand of the dunes, and generally only seen early morning or at night.
Size:Adult between 150 to 200 mm in length.
Number of young at birth:
Diet: Tiny sand-dwelling insects and ants.
Enemies: Snakes, scorpions, jackals, owls.
Interesting facts: Quite often confused with a small snake.
Credits: Christian Fourie.