Grass snake

Grass snake

A species of snake widespread in Europe and Asia.

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Biology

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grass snake, snake, reptile, soft-shelled egg, predator, Europe, river, shore, swamp, fen, protected, animal, vertebrates, biology

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widely distributed in Europe, live near slow-flowing rivers and stagnant waters, also occur away from waters, can grow up to 1,5 metres, scales are greenish- or bluish-grey , crescent-shaped spot on both sides of the back of the head, hunt for small vertebrates , not venomous , lay soft-shelled eggs
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