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The caecilian is found in tropical regions of south-east Asia, Africa and South America. Although it is an amphibian, it looks like a large worm or a small snake. It has no arms or legs. It has shiny, ringed skin that comes in many colors including gray, brown, black, orange, or yellow. Most caecilians are burrowers, living in tunnels underground. Some caecilians live in water. The caecilian has sharp teeth used to grab worms, termites, beetle pupae, small snakes, frogs, lizards and other food which is swallowed whole. Play the following videos to learn more about the caecilian.

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