Adder (Viper)

Adder © 2012 Sarah Hughes

 Adder (Viper) Vipera berus is a shorter and stockier snake, with a distinctive central zig-zag pattern down the back. They can grow up to 65cm long and gives birth to live young. They eat lizards and small mammals and live in many different habitats. They are poisonous, and widespread. Partially protected.

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