a Serpent

or Serpents are scale covered carnivorous reptiles, they can be distinguished from legless lizards by their lack of eyelids, limbs, external ears, and vestiges of forelimbs. There are great numbers of species of snakes spread across almost all of Middle-Earth ranging in size from Small snakes of aproximately three inch lenghth to medium Snakes to Great Snakes of more than thirty feet length.Known species of snakes in Middle-Earth include:


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