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    First Grass Snake of the year (pic heavy)

    Out on a bit of walk with wife, kids and my mum and on the way back to the car we found a grass snake, well I think it is.







    It was sunning itself on the road. As we stopped to a take a photo or two it slithered off in to the undergrowth.

    Managed to get a video of it moving off. Was impressed at how quick it moved.



    My girls were very impressed with seeing the snake, the have never seen one in the wild before.
    We had my mum's boarder terrier with us who didn't even notice the snake just walked past it and carried on whilst we stopped and took the pics.
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    What great pics. I've only ever seen snakes three times in the wild and they have always slithered off at a rate of knots as soon as I've spotted them.

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    Wow I've never seen one before!

    I'd cack it if i seen that, All i have encountered before are adders which are venomous so seeing that would put the poop up me!

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    Yep, thats a grass snake. Nice one..
    I love that first pic. You look very unsure about the snake, as if it might rear up and spit poison at you..

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    Very impressive, We only have the viviparous lizard over here as our only native reptile and I've only seen them 3 or 4 times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonnyP View Post
    Yep, thats a grass snake. Nice one..
    I love that first pic. You look very unsure about the snake, as if it might rear up and spit poison at you..
    LOL, not worried about the snake, more about my daughters and what they might do. Kids show no fear and I don't want them to get to close and maybe hurt the snake with a random step or something.
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    Wow! only grass snake I've ever seen was about 10 maybe 12 inches long when I was 15

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    Sweeet!! Cracking pics, just watched the vid too. Stoked for ye! I've never seen a live one before, found a pancaked roadkill juvinile a coupla years back...

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    Ive never seen one either - nic pics Resnikov...
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    Lovely pics
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