grass snake

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Related to Natrix natrix: Vipera berus, Natrix maura

grass snake

1. a harmless nonvenomous European colubrid snake, Natrix natrix, having a brownish-green body with variable markings
2. any of several similar related European snakes, such as Natrix maura (viperine grass snake)
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In an impromptu private audience, Eliades told Cyprus' leading reptile expert and conservationist, Hans-Jorg Wiedl: "I care about the natrix natrix cypriaca.
Largemouth bass feed in shallow waters near the banks of reservoirs, the same breeding ground used by the Natrix natrix cypriaca.
The case concerns a local species of snake, Natrix Natrix Cypriaca, which is an endemic priority species and which needs strict protection.