Slow worm

Slow worm

Observation - Slow worm - UK and Ireland. Description: Several found on allotment patch. This one is a female judging by the brown stripe on the body. They're not worms and they're not slow! In fact they are legless lizards and feed on prey such as slugs, snails, insects and worms.

Several found on allotment patch. This one is a female judging by the brown stripe on the body. They're not worms and they're not slow!
In fact they are legless lizards and feed on prey such as slugs, snails, insects and worms.