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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2021, Vol. 8 Issue 6, Part A

Sighting of Leith’s sand snake, Psammophis leithii (Gunther, 1896) with first photographic evidence at Jawai Bandh, District Pali, Rajasthan, India

Author(s):

Omveer Dhawal, Sucheta Ganguly, Shwetadri Bhandari, Vivek Sharam, Uttam Chouhan and Puja Ray

Abstract:

A snake rescue project, named Sarpa Sathi, has been running around Jawai dam area, Rajasthan, India since 2019, where during a rescue operation of snake, we sighted and recorded the rare Leith’s Sand Snake (Psammophis leithii). Previous documentation of this particular species has been reported from other parts of Rajasthan but proper photographic evidence with identification of the same has been possible for the first time.

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How to cite this article:
Omveer Dhawal, Sucheta Ganguly, Shwetadri Bhandari, Vivek Sharam, Uttam Chouhan and Puja Ray. Sighting of Leith’s sand snake, Psammophis leithii (Gunther, 1896) with first photographic evidence at Jawai Bandh, District Pali, Rajasthan, India. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2021;8(6):07-09. DOI: 10.22271/23940522.2021.v8.i6a.856
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies