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Zamenis_longissimus  Aesculapian snake,Zamenis longissimus Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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The Aesculapian snake is a species of nonvenomous snake native to Europe, a member of the Colubrinae subfamily of the family Colubridae. Growing up to 2 metres in total length, it counts among the largest European snakes, though not as massive as the four-lined snake or the Montpellier snake . The Aesculapian snake has been of cultural and historical significance for its role in ancient Greek, Roman and Illyrian mythology and derived symbolism.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Vesna Marić
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By Vesna Marić

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Uploaded Jan 14, 2020. Captured Oct 12, 2019 18:48.