Opening a Can of Worms

on April 25, 2023

This week, we move from the skies to the ground—or under the ground, to be precise. This reptilian kind lives in burrows underground, rarely seeing the light of day.

 Image of two Iberian worm lizards (Blanus cinereus) in a garden near Seville, Spain.

Two Iberian worm lizards. Richard Avery, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Learn more about the Amphisbaenidae—the worm lizard kind—as Professor Barry Mins studies kinds that may have been on the Ark.

  • Reptilian
  • Burrow
  • Carnivorous
  • Chemoreceptors
  • Amphisbaenidae
  • Lizard
  • Eggs
  • Underground
  • Insects
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