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Worm Lizard or Amphisbaenid

About Worm Lizard or Amphisbaenid

Most Worm Lizards have no legs, except for three species that are found in Mexico that have two small front legs with five toes on each.

Worm Lizards burrow in the ground using their head, building a system of underground tunnels. They eat insects and worms.

Worm Lizards are also known as Amphisbaenids. This name comes from Greek mythology in which it was a two-headed serpent, one at each end of its body. The Worm Lizard has a blunt tail that from a distance or at first glance may appear as a second head.