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By fatmod  
Went looking for Adders at Fineshade Woods saw at least eight basking in the sun.While I was knelt down taking this one another one slid over the top of my boot.

Tags: Canon Reptile Woods Adder Wildlife and nature

Voters: ColleenA, NDODS, Kingfisher8 and 14 more

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ColleenA Plus
5 354 5 Australia
2 Oct 2013 10:32AM
Your story sent shivers down my spine...braver than I would ever be....a superb capture

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2013 10:34AM
A risky business looking for adders, I would pop off to the nearest school in future rather than risking your neck. However this is a stunning image so very well observed and photographed...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
2 Oct 2013 10:47AM
Great capture well done

think I would have died.... WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink

well captured
2 Oct 2013 11:30AM
Fantastic capture!
Are adders poisonous?

TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2013 11:59AM
Great shot, Andy.
fatmod 11 22 England
2 Oct 2013 1:29PM
yes Danny they are but their venom rarely kills humans,i'm not sure but I think the last human fatality from an Adder bite was in 1975.More people are killed by wasps and bees.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
2 Oct 2013 7:03PM
Superb capture Andy.GrinGrinGrin

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