Leptotyphlops carlae, known as the thread snake and the slender blind snake, is the smallest known snake. Thread snakes are smaller than a quarter. They are a blind and non-venomous species of snake found mainly in North and South America, Asia, and Africa.
Habitat[change | change source]
Thread snakes are fossorial, meaning that they live underground. They are sometimes known to place themselves near ant or termite nests, since that is their main diet. They are very adaptable animals, able to switch their types of environment depending on what food and water sources there are in what habitat. While there may be a few in a lot of diverse and everyday places, they thrive in habitats like rainforests.
Diet[change | change source]
As said above, the thread snake's diet consists mainly of ants and termites. They suck out what is inside of the insect's body and do not eat the exoskeleton.