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Young Adder

Observed: 1st May 2013 By: campathmikecampathmike’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Young Adder 1a
Young Adder 1b

Seen and photographed by my wife. A Small snake, maybe 1 foot long and 1cm in diameter. Basking in sun beside footpath.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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For some years, long ago -

It was thought that these were a separate species, the Dwarf Red Adder.
They become more "normally" coloured as they mature.