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Snakes with Legs - Snake Evolution

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Seeing is believing...

...You don't have to examine the fossil record to find snakes with legs. Here are reptiles that are alive and well with legs playing a greater or lessor role in their locomotion. Clearly we have "intermediate species" right among us.

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Leglessness in Snakes

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Cape Dwarf Burrowing Skink

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Alberts Burrowing Skink

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Breyers' Long-Tailed Seps

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Large Scaled Grass Lizard

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