Schinz's Beaked Blind Snake * Schinz se Haakneusblindeslang * Rhinotyphlops Schinzi

In honour of "Herr Dr. Hans Schinz", who collected the first specimens in 1884 and 1885 in the Kalahari Desert.  Adults may attain a total length (including tail) of 28 cm (11 inches).
By Kemp Luke - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,
The snout is strongly hooked, with the nostrils located below the sharp cutting edge. The habitat of R. schinzi is arid savannah and semidesert.