Archive of: Reptiles

  • Slow worm

    Slow worm

    The slow worm’s name is a bit deceptive, since it is neither slow nor a worm.

  • Legless

    Author Ronnie ReedSchools Officer grass snake in pond / Alan GreyI hate to admit it but I have a strong aversion to things that slither and slide. Ever since I was child
  • 26.04.14 Snakes and Lizards at South Malling

    As part of the DownTown Lewes project we're holding a number of events over the next few months celebrating the wildlife that can be found around the town.Today reptile expert Barry Kemp of the Sussex Amphibian and Reptile Group (SARG) gave a talk about snakes, lizards, frogs, toads and newts
  • 02.04.14 Lounge lizard

    From Sarah Rideout:"Common Lizard out sun basking near the community allotment pond. We've also seen a few very small young lizards lurking under the leaf bags."
  • 04.03.14 Adder up and at 'em

    This adder was seen enjoying the sunshine this morning on the edge of woodland to the north of Lewes. AdderThrough the winter adders hibernate underground. As we head into spring they emerge from hibernation but spend most
  • A breath of fresh air

    slow worm / Bea and Ivor MayhewAmanda SolomonIn the hustle and bustle of office life, telephones ringing, emails arriving at a rate of knots, meetings to attend and not forgetting work
  • 28.05.13 Mating adders

    These adders were photographed by David Bradford in a woodland near Lewes. In the centre of the photo you can see the blood-red eye of the male adder. adders/ David Bradford
  • Great Snakes!

    adder / Elliot NeepAuthor Tom ForwardA stones throw from our office here in Tilgate Park, we are working to manage a small patch of heathland no more 0.36
  • 16.05.13 Love bites

    Photo sent in by Chrissie of two slow worms. Slow Worms / Chrissie Saunders"Mating behaviour apparently!!" as Chrissie said - and she's absolutely right. Slow worm courtship is a strange affair with the
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