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Grass snake

Natrix natrix


Little baby snake,with a stripe in the neck


We found her in our backyard,she was playing dead at first when we pick her ,but after a few seconds she began to breath and we let her go her way


1 species ID suggestions

grass snake
Natrix natrix Grass snake


Thanks Flávio for your nice words,i have a "magical" backyard,tiny but placed in a very weet and clean area,so i have many "visitours" not very common

Flavio Oliveira
Flavio Oliveira 3 years ago

Nice finding! They're quite uncommon in Portugal. I have yet to see one of these, let alone in my backward :P

Thanks Hema :)

Hema 4 years ago


Obrigado Xará :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 4 years ago

Que beleza, xará! Agora viraste encantador de serpentes? Muito legal mesmo. Parabéns pelo achado.

Thanks Hema:-)She was on the ciment,caching sun,and i saw her ,at first it seems like a wood stick,or a bit of rope on the floor,but it was a little snake,my backyard,is just the last backyard before the weet meadow,so i have all those creatures because of the location and because i provide water in a little pond all the year,inclusive when it dont rain,like that we atract many salamanders,frogs,insects,slugs and snails and some times snakes,that search for mosty during more dried periods

Hema 4 years ago

wow !in your backyard?!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 4 years ago

You are welcome, António

Thanks Scott for one more ID

Maximinos, Sé e Cividade, Norte, Portugal

Lat: 41.55, Long: -8.43

Spotted on Mar 28, 2015
Submitted on Apr 5, 2015

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