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Snake ID please Solved Southern Smooth Snake

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Offline don_pedro

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« on: August 27, 2009, 16:16 PM »
Hi to all
I took this photo in May, I need help to ID please
I quess it is a youngster and it was about 30 cms long
I thought it may be a Southern Smooth Snake
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steve
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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2009, 17:49 PM »
Hi Steve,

Yes I would agree that it is a Southern smooth snake... hera are a few more pictures and also some basic species information....

http://www.wildsideholidays.com/natural/reptiles-and-amphibians/279-southern-smooth-snake-coronella-girondica-culebra-lisa-meridional.html

Where did you see this one?

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« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2009, 16:06 PM »
Hi Clive
thanks for the ID
I saw this snake in one of our fields, just heading under the plum tree
We live in the Sierra de las Estancias, in the Province of Almeria although proberly
nearer Granada. We are at 850 metres, because the land is
agricultral and tiered we have loads and loads of stone walls around,
an ideal habitat for snakes, lizards and other things.
thanks
steve
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