Baby grass snakes are early this year

First Limburg grass snake babies of 2010, photo by Lei Paulssen

According to the Dutch herpetologists of the RAVON foundation today (translated):

In the south of Limburg province, the first young grass snakes have emerged very early from their leaf litter nests. Two weeks earlier than in previous years. The hot month of July has certainly contributed to this.

Grass snake info: here. And here.

Juvenile smooth snakes: here.

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