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Adult smooth snake

Observed: 22nd April 2011 By: ben rigsbyben rigsby’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptilesben rigsby’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles

a very secretive snake of Southern Lowland Heath habitat. mainly in Dorset and Surrey. one of the UKs rarest animals and until Victorian times, often mistaken for Adder. non venomous but bites readily on handling im told.
"smooth" in the common name refers to its unkeeled scaling.

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