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Mating slow worms

Observed: 2nd June 2009 By: MeadowgateMeadowgate’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Slow worms mating
Mating slow worms 2
Description:

Slow worms apparently preparing to mate, discovered on a local nature reserve in London.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Male and female slow worm

I think this is the first time we have had a male and female slow worm in the same picture on iSpot. You can clearly see the brown stripe down the side of the female and how the male is almost completely lacking any kind of skin pattern.

Graham Banwell

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