Category Archives: Reptiles

Scottish frogs under threat…enter the dragon finders

Dragon Finder is an initiative aimed at spreading the word about amphibian and reptile conservation. It brings together practical conservation, surveying, data collection and interactive educational activities and now everyone can be involved by downloading a free app to help … Continue reading

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Naturally Scottish

Did you know that we have a series of booklets – free to download on our website – covering some of the most interesting species in Scotland ?  Our Naturally Scottish publications offer an insight into the lives of what … Continue reading

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The adder man: Norman Morrison

Ask any Scottish police officer about Norman Morrison and they’ll tell you he was the co-founder of the Scottish Police Federation but it’s unlikely they’ll know he was also a pioneer in the study of Scotland’s reptiles. Along the way, … Continue reading

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Fascinating adders

The adder is the only species of  venomous snake found in Scotland. Easily identified by its dark zigzag markings it is widespread, although they are generally timid creatures and not frequently seen. Like other reptiles, they grow until they become … Continue reading

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