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Old 28-02-2009, 01:20 AM
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I have a friend who lives in germany and we were talking yesterday and she couldn't think if there are any snakes native to germany.

So are there?
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Old 28-02-2009, 09:38 AM
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Don't quote me on it but probably the grass snake and adder just like we have.
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Old 28-02-2009, 09:51 AM
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I have a friend who lives in germany and we were talking yesterday and she couldn't think if there are any snakes native to germany.

So are there?
i visit germany often, and around stilll fresh water, close to the ruegen, ost see i saw a pretty huge, about 4' black snake...
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Old 28-02-2009, 11:58 AM
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almost certainly adders, not sure of any others though.
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Old 28-02-2009, 12:01 PM
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most probably adders and grass snakes but therecould be more ...
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Old 28-02-2009, 12:15 PM
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At the very least it would be the adder and ursinis viper.
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Old 28-02-2009, 01:18 PM
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There are 7 species of snakes in Germany:

Natrix natrix
Natrix tessellata
Zamenis longissimus
Hierophis viridiflavus (rare)
Coronella austriaca
Vipera aspis
Vipera berus
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Adders are native to germany i think.
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Old 28-02-2009, 03:04 PM
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Yes, and that's what I said, adder is Vipera berus
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Old 28-02-2009, 04:55 PM
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Theres a species of smooth snake native to germany..
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