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Old Monday 20th May 2019, 17:58   #1
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Grass Snake

I saw a very small Grass Snake this afternoon. I thought it must have been born this year, but all the info. I can find indicates that the young do not hatch until about July/August. It seemed too small to be one of last year`s young, it wasn`t much bigger than a pencil.

I would be grateful for any ideas on this please.


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Old Tuesday 21st May 2019, 03:57   #2
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As you suggest highly unlikely to be from this year.
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Don't forget that they are reptiles, cold blooded so probably pretty slow growing, especially when you throw in a long, hibernation cycle.
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Thanks very much for your replies.
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