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The Natrix

The Natrix
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Copyright: Matt Berry (rodosranger) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 80 W: 0 N: 347] (2101)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-05
Categories: Reptiles
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2010-05-08 3:28
Viewed: 3172
Points: 8
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Natrix natrix (Grass Snake).

Grass snakes are the UK's largest reptile, and can reach up to 1.9m in length. They are one of the few animals that play dead as a defence against predators.
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Another great one.
beautiful shot, good focus

Hi Matt,

This is realy great capture of a grass snake with its bifurcated tongue:) Lovely image! Last weekend i've been in Sugla lake (Konya province, central Anatolia) and i encountered one! When i tried to take in my hand she show a playing possum to me:) leaving her anal areosol secretion at the same time:) I attached this funny defensive behavior for you and also visitors:) Hope you can like it.
TFS this high quality image of thiss fellow MF!
Have a nice WE!


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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2010-05-08 5:44]

Hello Matt
Wonderful presentation and composition, vivid colors and great details
Thanks for sharing

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2010-05-08 6:28]

Wonderful image of this snake, good behavior also shown, fine viewpoint and colors. tfs.

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