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  • Slow-worm, female ©R.Winnall

    >Slow-worms (Anguis fragilis)

    Slow-worms are legless lizards, and not worms at all. They are common in Wyre. The males are generally of a uniform grey-brown, whereas the females are a reddish brown with darker flanks and a dark stripe down their backs. They emerge from hibernation in March and mate in May or June. The females give birth [...]