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Snakes are feared by the majority of people, mostly by a lack of knowledge. Most snakes are completely harmless and even the venomous species will rarely bite, unless you harass them.

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European pond turtle

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Turtles and tortoises are a truly remarkable group of reptiles. These ancient looking animals, protected by their characteristic shell can be found in a variety of habitats.

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From the end of July to the beginning of August, I was in Macedonia with friends of the JNM and Eco-Logic.┬áTogether with some friends I organized a youth camp with 10 Belgians and 10 Macedonians. We had a great time, but on this kind of trips, Continue reading »

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Colubrid snakes from Spain

In spain you can find some very nice snake species. Most of them belong to the family Colubridae, which is the largest snake family on earth. Besides colubrid snakes, there are also some vipers (family Viperidae) that can be found in Spain. We did Continue reading »

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