Grass snakes are non-venomous and are normally found near water.  They feed on a wide-ranging diet, but prefer amphibians when they can catch them.


Threats to the grass snake

Grass snakes have a surprisingly long list of predators, including herons and other bird species, weasels, hedgehogs, badgers, foxes and domestic cats.  

Photo (below) by Iain Leach.

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