Amphibian & Reptile Travels

Monthly Archives: October 2014

I visited my adder site last week to find that all of the snakes, males as well as females were nowhere to be seen despite the sunny weather and temperatures they would easily tolerate in early spring. A clear indication that the active season for the snakes has come to an end, although some adders further south are still showing themselves. A morning walk today allowed me to test out my new… Read More

I’ve spent the past week on a French exchange with pupils from my school. Being back in France brought back many memories of when I used to study at the University of Perpignan in the south of France. This time we visited many areas of northern France and southern Belgium. I had one afternoon off to go and do some exploring, including spending a few hours in a forested area close to… Read More