Web edition: September 26, 2007
They resemble mondo worms or perhaps eels and snakes. But caecilians (seh sil yenz) are actually legless amphibians, and along with deep sea fishes are among the least well known vertebrates on the planet. Some run to a meter or more in length. Although information on these elusive animals and photos of them are hard to come by, this site offers a good introduction.
Go to: http://www.gymnophiona.org/