Carol's Cornwall

A Photographic  Library dedicated to

the Wildlife and Landscape of Cornwall

Wild Animals (Snakes and Lizards)


Snakes and Lizards (Reptiles)


Snakes

Grass Snake (Natrix natrix) - coiled     foul smelling secretion     acting dead

Grass Snakes can secrete a foul rotten smelling substance from their anal gland on

contact, they can also roll over and play dead to avoid preditors, as seen in the images above.


Lizards

Common Lizard (Lacerta vivipara) - juvenile


Slow Worm (Anguis fragilis)     head


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