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Are there no snakes in England?

No, there are actually a few species of snakes that can be found in England. The most common species is the Grass Snake, which can be found throughout England, as well as in Wales and some regions of Scotland.

The adder is also a common snake found in England, although it is rarer than the Grass Snake and usually inhabits areas with rocky outcrops and heathlands. There are also a few imports, such as the Aesculapian Snake, which is sometimes seen in parks and gardens, and a few other small species, including the Smooth Snake, probably native to England.

How common are snakes in England?

Snakes are not particularly common in England. The only species of snake that can be found in the wild across England is the European adder, or Vipera berus. The European adder is the only venomous snake that can be found in England, and is most commonly found across the southern part of the country.

Apart from the European adder, there are a few other species of non-venomous snakes which can be found across England, such as the smooth snake and grass snake, however these are not as abundant as the adder and are mostly limited to certain areas.

Which country is snake free?

It is hugely difficult to label any country as 100% “snake free”, as there are many places where snakes can survive even in the most unlikely environments. However, there are some countries that can be considered as relatively “snake-free”.

These include Iceland, Greenland, Ireland, parts of Scandinavia, New Zealand, Australia, and the Falkland Islands. The reason these countries are considered to be “snake-free” is because they are either too far away, too cold, or have terrain that is unappealing to snakes.

Additionally, any isolated populations of snakes that do exist in these countries are largely confined to small areas and would not be considered a danger to native species or human populations.

Is there snakes in Hawaii?

No, Hawaiian Islands are generally free of snakes since Hawaii is isolated in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and there are no land bridges connecting it to other land masses. Interestingly, Hawaii has no native terrestrial mammalian species, other than the Hawaiian Hoary Bat, which was introduced.

Hawaii does, however, have several native skink, legless lizard, and gecko species, along with a diversity of amphibians, marine, and avian species that inhabit the islands.