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smooth snake

n
(Animals) any of several slender nonvenomous colubrid snakes of the European genus Coronella, esp C. austriaca, having very smooth scales and a reddish-brown coloration
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The only other British snake, the smooth snake (coronella austriaca), is also non-venomous.
My life passes by in a series of images: hard feces pellets like peas to long feces like a smooth snake to a puddle of brown water.
albicans was associated with stomatitis and hepatitis in a smooth snake (Coronella austriaca) (Austwick and Keymer, 1981) and enteritis in loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) (Oros et al.
Grass snakes are one of only three types of snakes native to Great Britain - the also-harmless smooth snake and the venomous adder are the others.
He also heard about how Natural England advisers have worked with the many partners and interest groups within the New Forest to manage 29,000 hectares of unique habitats and rare species including Dartford warblers, nightjars, many species of bats and the rare smooth snake, not to mention the famous New Forest ponies.
For comparison, only one site (possibly two) contained the remains of adder (Vipera berus) and none contained remains of the smooth snake (Coronella austriaca), (18) the only other two known snake species in the Netherlands.
It's the only habitat where all six species of reptile native to Britain can be found: the adder (Britain's only venomous snake), the grass snake, common lizard, slow worm, sand lizard and smooth snake.
Species in decline include the asp and the smooth snake from Europe, the Gabon viper and rhinoceros viper of West Africa, and the royal python.
Alongside the adder, the grass snake, the common lizard and the slow worm are vulnerable populations of the country's two rarest species, the sand lizard and the smooth snake.
THERE are three snake species in the UK - grass snake, smooth snake and adder.
Our other two species are the grass snake and smooth snake (the slow worm is actually a legless lizard) They kill their prey by striking them then following their scent to find their bodies Its zig zag pattern always comes to a V on the head, right between the eyes