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The Ringed Snake. Natrix Natrix astreptrophora. Feigning death. It turns on it s back and contorts its pupils backwards and protrudes its tongue. Defense. If the ringed snake is not able to flee fast enough, it either starts the flat or the cobra-attack. Food.

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The Ringed Snake

Natrix Natrix astreptrophora


Feigning death

It turns on its back and contorts its pupils backwards and protrudes its tongue.


Defense

If the ringed snake is not able to flee fast enough, it either starts the flat or the cobra-attack


Food

The ringed snake mainly lives of

frogs, toads or fish.


Attention!I am on thered list ofendangered species ofanimals.

You mustn’tcatch me!

Class: Reptilia

Order: Squamata

Suborder: Snakes (Serpentes)

Family: Colubrids (Colubridae)

Genre: Real colubrids (Natrix)

Species: Ringed snakes


Numbness in winter

The ringed snakes overwinter in the so-called “winter numbness“ in compost heaps, frost-protected soil or fallen leaves.


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