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Eastern Green Mamba
2007-02-12 21:36:21

The Eastern Green Mamba, Dendroaspis angusticeps, is a venomous arboreal snake native to the east coast of southern Africa. They are found from the coastal forest of the Eastern Cape in South Africa through Mozambique into Zimbabwe and the Malawian coast. Green mambas make their homes near trees, often in evergreen forest, coastal scrub, or moist savannah. Bamboo thickets and mango plantations...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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