I dug up the biggest Earthworm I've ever seen........

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by chickenzoo, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Nope Florida Worm Lizard......I thought I dug up the biggest earthworm I've ever seen, but as I walked to the pasture to have my beloved chickens feast on the monster I noticed it did not have the exact texture of an Earthworm. On closer inspection I saw a tiny tongue flicker out of a spade shaped head..... It was a Florida worm lizard!!! It was a nice and shiny pinky pearl color and I had a nice time holding it while hubby got the camera... Photos later.... I hadent seen one since I was a child. I careful took it to the woods in my other pasture... Far away from hungry mouths or playful cats. I waited while it buried itself under some leaves and happily I went back to digging and moving dirt...... Then another one ! I held it for a moment then quickly placed it next to where I turned loose the other. What a special find. :D


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  2. Louise's Country Closet

    Louise's Country Closet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have the pictures??
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I've got to get them off my other computer..... I don't know how to do anything on this iPad.... Grrrr
     
  4. Louise's Country Closet

    Louise's Country Closet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know how that is! lol
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I had to google it. How fascinating, never knew such an animal existed.

    Imp
     
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Pics added.........[​IMG] they really aren't lizards but in the family of lizards and snakes.....
     
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  7. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    Very neat.Did not know there was such a thing.I would have thought worm till the tongue flicked out!
     
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  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Very cool!
     
  9. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    What a cool critter!

    We have worm snakes around here. They look a lot like worms, too, but the eyes give the game away
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  10. RabbitGirl2000

    RabbitGirl2000 Out Of The Brooder

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    in a Rabbit Hutch


    AHHH WHERE IS A SHOVEL
     

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