slow worm

slow worm

Observation - slow worm. Description: slow worms look very much like snakes but they are actually legless lizards if you look closely you will notice they blink which snakes cant do because they dont have eyelids.They like to bask but instead of basking in open sun they like to go under thing

slow worms look very much like snakes but they are actually legless lizards if you look closely you will notice they blink which snakes cant do because they dont have eyelids.They like to bask but instead of basking in open sun they like to go under things like stones or corrugated metal.Its scientific name is anguis fragilis,the females give birth to live young. (this slow worm was found under a wooden board)some more photos http://myphotoswildlife.yolasite.com/slow-worms.php