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Brahminy Blind Snake

Is there anything that you can do to get rid of or kill this type of pest. The problem is in Florida. I am doing some research would appreciate any help.

Wildlife Expert - Ken Burton

This species is not native to North America and therefore eradication programs may be legitimate. However, I haven't been able to find any control methods for this snake. One Web site says, "There are no chemical solutions for the Brahminy Blind Snake and its size limits the use of traditional methods of removing snakes from dwellings." Furthermore, most people seem to regard it as a valuable controller of home and garden insects. I was unable to find any source that used the word "pest" in association with this animal.

You might try contacting the Florida Pest Control Association for information. Please be very cautious of chemical-intensive control methods. And please let us know if you come up with anything!

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