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Grass Snake

Observed: 6th June 2013 By: Sue HendrieSue Hendrie’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesSue Hendrie’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles

This young Grass Snake, about 1 ft long, with yellow markings to neck and dark stripes to sides, spotted energetically swimming about in a large natural pond and feasting on tadpoles in the afternoon sun.

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A nice observation Sue. To have a text comment makes a post doubly valuable (to me)

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Glad to have been of help!

It was the first time I'd ever seen a grass snake in water. I'd just gone by the pond to see how the tadpoles were doing. Huge numbers this year.

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