Ernie A quick check via a google.com search, using the search phrase "blind worm reproduction" reveals considerable info. Blind worms are indeed snakes and are parthenogenic. They're in the US and elsewhere. Here's a UK site: http://onewildworld.co.uk/reptiles/… Jean in Oregon -----Original Message----- From: Ernie O'Byrne <email@example.com> To: Pacific Bulb Society <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Sat, 31 Dec 2005 11:04:52 -0800 Subject: Re: [pbs] REPLY: Moles and other Geophyte predators Are you sure that it is actually a snake? I would like to know more. Does it have scales. It is the first I have heard of a parthenogenic reptile. Not to say that it doesn't exist, just that I am surprised to have not heard of it before, being an amateur herpetologist in my early years.