List of reptiles of Great Britain

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Ten or eleven species of reptiles occur in Great Britain: three snakes and three lizards, which were established at the time of the last ice age. Additionally, Britain has a number of introduced species which have become naturalized in their new environments.

Sea turtles have been recorded as coastal vagrants and the red-eared terrapin occurs as an introduced species.





  1. 1.0 1.1 Wildlife of Britain The Definitive Visual Guide. Dorling Kindersley. 2011. p. 168. ISBN 9781405367097.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Rhodin 2011, p. 000.183
  3. Rhodin 2011, p. 000.174
  4. Rhodin 2011, p. 000.172
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Inns, Howard (2009) Britain's Reptiles and Amphibians, Wildguides.

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