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Kenyan (or Egyptian) Sand Boa
Eryx (was Gongylophis) colubrinus

John Fowler & Rachel Barnes


Distribution:- Northern Africa from Egypt as far west as Niger, including Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and Yemen.


Comments:- Grows to approximately 50 - 90 cm  (2-3ft)


Kenyan Sand Boa - Gongylophis colubrinus - John Fowler & Rachel Barnes
Kenyan Sand Boa (Eryx colubrinus)

 

Kenyan Sand Boa - Gongylophis colubrinus - John Fowler & Rachel Barnes
Kenyan Sand Boa (Eryx colubrinus)


Kenyan Sand Boa - Gongylophis colubrinus - John Fowler & Rachel Barnes
The 3 photos of Kenyan Sand Boa (Eryx colubrinus) above were taken at the Black Forest Bear Park & Reptile Exhibit (now closed)


Kenyan Sand Boa (Eryx colubrinus) photographed at the Reptile Jungle, UK


Kenyan Sand Boa (Eryx colubrinus) photographed at the Reptile Jungle, UK

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Gongylophis colubrinus
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