Minhocão (animal)

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The Minhocão is a being said to resemble a 20 to 50 meter worm or serpent, with scaly black skin covering its entire body.[citation needed] It is reported to be ectothermic and have highly mobile jaws and is thought to be a burrowing animal, dwelling in enormous trenches or caves beneath the jungle floor.[citation needed]

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  • J. Judson Wynne and William Pleytez, "Sensitive ecological areas and species inventory of Actun Chapat Cave, Vaca Plateau, Belize". Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, 67, no. 3, p. 148–157.