According to legend, the reason there are no snakes in Ireland is because St. Patrick drove them all off the island and into the sea during the fifth century. In actuality, the absence of snakes on the emerald isle has… read more →
Status: Despite some threats to local populations due to collection for the pet trade, this snake is listed as a species of Least Concern by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) due to its large range. Habitat: The… read more →
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