Into The Wild

Snakes of the UK with Steve Allain

November 23, 2020

It still shocks people to learn that here in England, we have snakes, but we do & one person who loves this fact is PhD student who specialises in snakes & amphibians, Steve Allain.

The topic of snakes is a big one so we kept this more specific to UK species however of course I asked some of the general questions like, "are they all venomous?"  & "how the heck do they move?" but on from that, Steve told us all about the different species we can find here in this temperate island & how the vary.

As always, we also discussed the current condition snakes are in & what is causing some declines. The usual suspects came up but at the end Steve highlights organisations to focus on in order to learn more about these reptilian beauties.

If you'd like to keep up to date with the projects & work Steve is working on, you can do so on Instagram & Twitter @steveoallain.

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