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tentacled snake (s) (noun), tentacled snakes (pl)
An unusual reptile that lives in rivers: The tentacled snake is distinguished from other snakes by having a unique pair of soft, fleshy tentacles on its nose.

Tentacled snakes are sluggish and nocturnal, and they hunt by lying in weed-choked water, waiting for prey to swim by.

A female tentacled snake gives birth to 5-13 live young ones underwater.

—Based on information located in
Smithsonian Animal, Editors-in-Chief, David Burnie and Don E. Wilson;
American edition publication; DK Publishing; New York; 2001; page 396.
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