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    Posted: 05 Apr 2013 at 4:57pm
I was chatting to a horse breeder yesterday and during my usual interrogation of horse breeders and their muck heaps I asked if she had snakes using hers. No she hadn't but when collecting fodder bales from a neighbouring farmer she had uncovered two adults asleep under a hay bale stack. This was within a three side enclosed dutch barn in January, so they were obviously hibernating. Anyway i though it an interesting observation on hibernation. 
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Originally posted by Noodles Noodles wrote:

Anyway i though it an interesting observation on hibernation. 


me too! thanks for posting Mr N!

cant match that but while rebuilding a fallen dry stone wall a few years ago, a friend of mine uncovered a ball of around 25 Slow Worms in the footings.
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I would love to find a ball of Slow-worms!
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