The Smooth Snake is a slender snake covered in smooth flat scales and vary in colour from grey, brown to reddish-brown with a pattern of dark spots running down the back. They also have a dark... More
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Encyclopedia of British Reptiles
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Smooth Newt||Triturus vulgaris||
Females and non-breeding males are pale brown or olive green, sometimes with two darker stripes... more
An often thick-bodied viper with a flat snout, nearly always several large scales on the top of... more
|Smooth Snake||Coronella austriaca||
The Smooth Snake is a slender snake covered in smooth flat scales and vary in colour from grey,... more
|Grass Snake||Natrix natrix||
Usually olive green with darker blotches and a yellow collar with a black border.
|Sand Lizard||Lacerta agilis||
Sand Lizards are stocky and short -legged and have small, blunt heads and snouts with short... more