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bandy-bandy, Vermicella annulata

igal (inh -) in Uw Oykangand


The bandy-bandy, Vermicella annulata (family Hydrophiidae), is a nocturnal, burrowing snake with distinctive alternating black and white rings.

Lofty Yam reports that bottom-end people eat bandy-bandy, but forest country people don't, only children. Lofty did when he was small.

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