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Javelin (or Spotted) Sand Boa
Eryx jaculus
John Fowler & Rachel Barnes


Subspecies (status of these following subspecies questionable, and they are not recognised by many people, however they are listed for completeness)
Eryx jaculus jaculus
Eryx jaculus familiaris
Eryx jaculus

Distribution:- Eastern Europe, the Caucasia, the Middle East, and Africa.

Comments:- Grows to approximately 80 cm (32 inches)

Javelin Sand Boa - Eryx jaculus - John Fowler & Rachel Barnes
Javelin Sand Boa (Eryx jaculus) photographed at Artis Zoo, Amsterdam

Javelin Sand Boa - Eryx jaculus - John Fowler & Rachel Barnes
Javelin Sand Boa (Eryx jaculus) photographed at Artis Zoo, Amsterdam

Javelin Sand Boa Eryx jaculus
Javelin Sand Boa (Eryx jaculus) photographed at Artis Zoo, Amsterdam

Javelin Sand Boa Eryx jaculus
Tail of a Javelin Sand Boa (Eryx jaculus) photographed at Artis Zoo, Amsterdam


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