Full Name: East-Africa Shovel-snout (Prosymna stuhlmanni)
Other Names: Gespikkelde graafneusslang
A smallish snake averaging around 22 cm and inhabits lowland forest and moist savanna where it may be found under rocks or logs or in leaf litter.
Unlike other Shovel-snout species, this species does not coil and uncoil when threatened.
It may be confused with other Shovel-snout species but usually has white specks down the back and a yellow rostral or snout. It feeds on other reptile eggs, especially hard-shelled gecko eggs.
This species is shy and harmless to humans