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Slow worm

Anguis fragilis

Description:

Limbless reptile native to Eurasia.

Notes:

Like many other lizards, slow worms autotomize, meaning that they have the ability to shed their tails in order to escape predators. The tail regrows, but remains smaller.

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1 Comment

MartinUrban
MartinUrban 10 years ago

Amazing !!

Vital
Spotted by
Vital

Latvia

Spotted on Jun 12, 2009
Submitted on Mar 21, 2011

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