Alan Winter's picture

Smooth Snake?

Observed: 12th May 2012 By: Alan Winter
Smooth Snake?
Description:

Spotted in my garden. Pretty sue its what is called a slow worm or smooth snake. Can you confirm this please. Thankyou.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Syrphus's picture

Slow-worm (a legless lizard)

Slow-worm (a legless lizard) is a different thing from the Smooth Snake. See http://www.arc-trust.org/animals/smooth_snake.php.

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Amadan's picture

Quite harmless -

And great to have around - they eat slugs, for one thing!