Kenyan Sand Boa

Kenya Sand Boa 

COMMON NAME: Kenyan Sand Boa
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eryx colubrinus
SIZE: 1 to 2 feet long and approximately 2 pounds
RANGE: Eastern Africa
HABITAT: Dry habitats including deserts and dry grasslands
DIET: Rodents and lizards
INTERESTING FACT: The eyes and nostrils of the sand boa are on top of their head so it can breathe and search for prey while the rest of its body lies hidden beneath the sand.



FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME ERYX COLUBRINUS
WHERE IN THE WILD? EASTERN AFRICA, DRY HABITATS INCLUDING DESERTS AND DRY GRASSLANDS
WHAT'S ON THE MENU? RODENTS AND LIZARDS
LIFE EXPECTANCY