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Close-up view of a grass snake (Natrix natrix) having recently emerged from hibernation. Also know as the water snake due to often being found around lakes and ponds, grass snakes can grow to nearly two metres and feed on amphibians as well as invertebrates. Photographed in Somerset, UK, in March.
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