grass snake


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  • noun

Synonyms for grass snake

harmless European snake with a bright yellow collar

any of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes

either of two North American chiefly insectivorous snakes that are green in color

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I didn't know whether it was an adder or a grass snake at the time, so it could have been poisonous.
The European Court of Justice has given the state time to sort out the lake's ownership but Cyprus is risks paying million in fines for not taking the necessary measures to protect the grass snake.
It has now added two grass snakes to its list which began in August 2011 with "Colin," a Giant African Land Snail.
Hans-Jorg Wiedl, aka Snake George, is known for rediscovering the Cyprus grass snake, which was believed to have been extinct for the last 40 years.
According to the board, creatures to look out for on this stretch the river include the grey heron, kingfisher, grass snake, water boatman insects, dragonflies and even muntjac deer.
It was probably a grass snake but it still gave me a fright.
Chris began investigating after spotting a grass snake in a pond in Upper Nithsdale in 2010.
Arthur and Kathryn Sedgwick have adopted the huge grass snake - about to lay eggs - and christened her Mabel.
It is an affliction I have always had and the thought of travelling to any place inhabited by anything more dangerous than a grass snake never fails to bring me out in a cold sweat.
Cyprus was last year found guilty of failing to protect the Cypriot grass snake population in Paralimni Lake that was not properly protected under the Habitats Directive.
A GRASS snake had to be rescued from a garden after it got itself in a knot.
Slowly he extracted the mud snake which he now knew was a grass snake and would not make food.
Both can be distinguished from the harmless grass snake by the classic zig-zag pattern on their back and their slit-like eyes.
Travellers went loco as the rampant reptile, thought to be a grass snake, was spotted at Gravelly Hill station on a ramp next to the city-bound platform on Saturday.