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  1. Lizards
    I am wanting a slow worm and wondering if any of you peoples have any in the area of weston I can have for free. Or you can reccommend some places where I might find wild ones. I know how to look after them and I have a good enclosure that consists of loose soil, rocks, logs and a place bask in...
  2. Lizards
    i got handed one of these on yesterday in my local rep shop. a young kid had found it while on holiday in the north of scotland and hid it from his mum and brought it back down to dundee with him. when i first saw it i said just release it where you found as it would be best for the poor thing...
  3. Lizards
    hey liZard people i've got a slow worm and a viviparous lizard. now, i'm not putting them back, don't discuss that since it's a moot point. now, can i put them together in 3 foot aquarium, which is in my garden? i found them in the same place and will bring them in, in the winter. now, please...
  4. Lizards
    Hi there, I am in desperate need of advice. My mother (who very much needs a holiday) has just found out that area around the cottage she has booked is very popular with slow worms. My mum is cripplingly phobic of snakes, and as much as slow worms are technically lizards, I'm pretty certain...
  5. Wildlife
    I got given a slow worm (long story). It is in a small faunarium at the moment. As soon as I have a chance I am going to release it, but I thought I should be feeding it. I looked up websites and they say slugs and worms, but I live in an upstairs apartment ... :hmm: It is quite a young one. I...
  6. Lizards
    Hi I am uni student currently organising an exhibition. I would like to display a shed slow worm skin or a deceased one. If anyone can help me find one or has one that i could borrow i would really appreciate it if you could contact me. Many thanks.
  7. Lizards
    I just got a slow worm from the garden and thought it would make a nice addition to my snake collection (i know its a lizard). I have been searching round for care sheets, but they have only stated the obvious, what i need to know is how often i feed him? is it once a week like a snake, or once...
  8. Wildlife
    Anguis Fragilis adult and male i think, not to sure maybe someone would like to confirm that or correct me on it haha :P
  9. Lizards
    Hi everyone, am new to this forum as I am trying to track down information on Giant Slow worms. I have searched the internet and found next to nothing about them. I bought 2 about 10 years ago and unfortunately one died about a year ago. All I know about them is they are Eastern European, very...
  10. Wildlife
    Our daughter found a slow worm in grandmas garden. Once the grass gets long theres always a few in her grass, I chopped one in half last year when mowing it :bash:. She is 3 and adamant its a baby snake :lol2:. Ive clearly been spending too much time teaching her about non native species...
  11. Lizards
    Hello, I have bought a house in Sth Wales, the house was empty for some 3 years and the garden very overgrown. Whilst I was clearing I came across a slow worm. He had a very lucky escape as I nearly put a spade through him, not on purpose I just managed to recognise what it was and deflected...
  12. Snakes
    A friend asked me if she spotted a native snake last summer, and gave me this photo she'd taken. Just thought I'd post the picture of one of our pretty native lizards, even if it's not a snake really.
  13. Lizard Classifieds
    I'm after some CB Slow Worms, any age, sex and size. Will buy single or a group. Please reply or PM me if you have any for sale. Thanks for looking, Ged : victory:
  14. Snake Pictures
    Just a few pics i found of when i found a slow worm whilst looking for snails for my Pink tounges . It seemed quite content and was in no rush when i let it go . Ah summer :2thumb: It took me back to how it all began . Thanks for looking .
  15. Wildlife
    today... i was licked by a common lizard. had a slow worm pee on me. and had a grass snake musk on me (luckily it didn't poo). that's what i call a good day!
  16. Lizard Classifieds
    I had a captive bred slow worm as a pet but it died last year and I would like another one. I you have one please PM : victory:
  17. Newbie Advice
    Hi everyone :-) I’m a blogger following up an email about a slow worm mystery and wondered if anyone here might have any ideas. I have never seen one in my garden. This is an interesting one. The mystery guest, 14” slow worm was discovered in a 1st floor bedroom, between the carpet and...
  18. Lizards
    I have been living in Kent for 2 years now and have sen a adder a GRASs snake and only one slow worm which I find amazing creatures. So I wanted to know what sort of places to search like woodland or under rocks? Where should I look? Also where should I look for snakes aswell
  19. Wildlife
    First up Adders, seen a lot of them recently, but these 2 were in good positions to photograph. Both females, 1st was about 12 inches the second 14/15" second adder Next up a very brave/stupid slow worm moving across a open area between undergrowth... ran the risk of getting snapped up by...
  20. Newbie Advice
    Hi there! This morning I rescued a very young, small slow worm (approx 4 inches long) from my inquisitive kitten! We have a concrete garden and have no idea where thw slow worm came from. I don't want to damage it by mistake, inaction or keeping it captive too long. Can anyone tell me what...
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