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Ringelnatter / Grass snake

Natrix natrix

Description:

The grass snake, sometimes called the ringed snake or water snake, is a Eurasian non-venomous snake. It is often found near water and feeds almost exclusively on amphibians. It is typically dark green or brown in colour with a characteristic yellow collar behind the head, which explains the alternative name ringed snake.

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3 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

OK, I deleted for you the flowers and amphibians. Try it again, if you find wrong missions...

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 9 years ago

nice one - once i was in the forest and stood at a little pond when dozens of this young grass snakes appeared and disappeared again in all directions, i guess they all have hatched more or less at the same time.. great that you added it!

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 9 years ago

Maybe You'd like to add your spotting to the 'Reptiles and Amphibians of Central Europe' Mission ! http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1329...

Simone E.
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Simone E.

Herrsching am Ammersee, Bayern, Germany

Spotted on Jun 8, 2010
Submitted on Aug 26, 2012

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