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The Division of Amphibians and Reptiles is devoted to herpetology, the scientific study of amphibians and reptiles, and to building and maintaining preserved collections of those animals, which are used in research by the staff of the Division as well as herpetologists throughout the world. Researchers in the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles specialize in systematic herpetology, the branch of the science that attempts to determine the species of amphibians and reptiles on Earth and how those species are related to one another as parts of larger taxonomic groups.

Reptiles Tales & Amphibians Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History

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The Division of Amphibians and Reptiles is devoted to herpetology, the scientific study of amphibians and reptiles, and to building and maintaining preserved collections of those animals, which are used in research by the staff of the Division as well as herpetologists throughout the world. Researchers in the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles specialize in systematic herpetology, the branch of the science that attempts to determine the species of amphibians and reptiles on Earth and how those species are related to one another as parts of larger taxonomic groups.

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    Blind Snakes

    Blind Snakes

    Blind snakes are small snakes that live underground and grow up to one-meter in length. But are they really blind like their name suggests? Watch and find out. George R. Zug is a Curator Emeritus and Addison Wynn is the Collections Manager of the Division of Amphibian and Reptiles at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

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