file snake


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file snake

aquatic snake with a stout body and very rough skin like a file. Belongs to the subfamily Acrochordinae. Called also Mehelya.
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Marine life species registered were the Broadhead Sleeper Goby or "Urabog," the Goby or "Bukatot" and Raggedtail Pipefish or "Kabayo" while the only snake kind found was the Banded File Snake.
Facultative parthenogenetic reproduction in vertebrates has been presumed to have occurred in the common water snake Nerodia sipedon (Skalka and Vozenilek, 1986), the Javan wart snake Acrochordus javanicus (Magnusson, 1979), the file snake A.
Once they found a decent-sized file snake, by walking around barefoot in the water and feeling for them with their toes, they would pull it out and bite it in the neck to kill it.