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Chesky View Drop Down
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    Posted: 11 Aug 2016 at 10:50pm


Hi,

Apologies in advance for being a novice but please could anyone tell me whether this is a slow worm or a snake?

Our cat brought it into our house tonight. It is still alive so I have released it back into the garden and hope I have done the right thing.

Thank you.
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Slow worm that has just shed it's tail.  Releasing it back into the garden was the right thing to do, it will eventually grow its tail back.
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The tail they grow back is quite stumpy and the slow worms never have the same agility again.
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