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Slow worm

Anguis fragilis


Limbless reptile native to Eurasia.


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 10 years ago

Amazing !!

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

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