Smooth snake

Name: Smooth snake

Scientific name: Coronella austriaca

Category: Reptiles

Nature Stars: 80

What are nature stars?

About: This rare snake can only be found in a few places, often where other rare reptiles like the sand lizard are also found. This is because they both like the same kind of sandy heathland habitat.

How to identify: Usually about 50-60cm long, the smooth snake is usually a dark brown-ish colour.

Where: Very rare.

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 90
  • Agility: 70
  • Rarity: 100
  • Cute factor: 10
  • Traveller: 20

Fantastic fact: The smooth snake is a constrictor. This means it uses its coils to crush its prey!

Photograph credit: David Longshaw

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