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Dance of the Adder

By Beechio
Saw this incredible adder mating behaviour this morning, 2 rival male adders competing for the right to breed with a female adder.

Tags: Kent Snake Reptile Dance Adder Mating Vipera berus Wildlife and nature

Voters: Davestem, SueWB, looboss and 10 more


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Paintman Plus
10 1.1k 177 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2007 1:55PM
Excellently caught behaviour. I'm sure this is a rare sight at the best of times, so to catch a sharp image is very well done. great stuff.
Alan.

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KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 167 England
7 Apr 2007 2:12PM
It's lovely to see these native snakes in their natural invironment....doing what comes naturally. Well spotted and caught!
Adam_1976 9 36 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2007 4:40PM
To quote indiana jones: "Snakes! I hate snakes!".

But im still giving you a click as you deserve praise for not running away from such fearsome reptiles! Wink
mattberry 12 259 14 England
7 Apr 2007 8:39PM
Nothing fearsome about them, its a shame they are so misunderstood and feared.

Anyway, I was lucky enough to watch the same spectacle a few days ago. Well done for capturing the action!

Regards
Matt
SueWB 9 England
7 Apr 2007 9:13PM
Snakes give me the shivers, but this is a wonderful image - lovely detail
Sue Smile

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