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Baby Snake in Garden

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by gorgeous, Jun 22, 2010.


  1. gorgeous

    gorgeous PetForums VIP

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    Just been out to my garden to get some veggies for dinner as one does and lo and behold saw something wriggly on the path. Thought 'that looks to be too big for a worm' and when had a closer inspection saw it was a baby snake:eek: really cute. It's little tongue kept going in and out.

    I got the cats in so they never ate him. Is there anything else I should do, or just leave him be?
     
  2. rona

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    Gorgeous, what type?
     
  3. Waterlily

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    I would have shat myself :D Baby means bros and sisters and mummy pmsl ;)
     
  4. JANICE199

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    Might it have been a slow worm?:D
     
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    I dont know what type lol was browny with pattern :eek:
     
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    no definitely a snake - had a fork tongue
     
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    Just leave him be - we used to have adders sunning themselves on our woodpile in our garden when I was a kid. Such a great sight!
     
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    slow worms have forked tongues.:D
     
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    Did you not catch it.. i think iwould have caught it then called one of those reptile people... Gawd its mum could be a whoppa..lol

    Never mind the cat eating the baby....:scared:
     
  10. rona

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    This?
     
  11. JANICE199

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    Slow worms tongue...

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    Is a slow worm a worm or a reptile :confused1: Slow question I know :p never heard of em :eek:
     
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    I would say reptile but i might be wrong.They are cute and do not harm you.:D:D
     
  14. rona

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    Yep reptile :thumbup:

    Grass snake
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  15. rona

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    Adder
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    Be careful if it's this
     
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    we have tiger snakes and well basically nearly twenty varietys but only half are deadly ;) thats just where I am too :D
     
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    well he has gone lol but he did not look like a slow worm - I do think he was a baby adder. Really cute and nice to see! Might have been a different story if it was his Mum or Dad I came across lol

    I have to say I am loving living in the Country - at night time we get bats in our garden.

    I could sit out side all day long.
     
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  20. rona

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    Have you got fairly sandy soil around where you live?
    Adders prefer very dry soil
     
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