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1. Lets start with the adder. The adder can be identified by the pattern on its back. What shape is this pattern usually described as?
2. The adder is the only venomous snake found in the wild in the UK.
3. Adders in the UK are said to be 'diurnal' meaning they are most active when?
4. Now we'll move on to the smooth snake. In which part of Britain are you most likely to encounter a smooth snake?
5. What colour heads do baby smooth snakes have when they are born?
6. Next up it's the Eurasian grass snake. A grass snake's diet is primarily made up of which type of creatures?
7. The main defensive mechanism of the grass snake is to produce a liquid that smells strongly of what?
8. In the early twenty-first century, there are two known wild populations of Aesculapian snake in the UK. One can be found in North Wales and the second can be found in and near to which London park?
9. Although often mistaken for a snake the slow-worm is actually what type of creature?
10. In which part of the UK would you not find any snakes in the wild?
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