Reptiles

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For more information, useful books and web links, plus tips on recording this group, see our Resources section.

Reptiles, unlike amphibians, have dry scaly skin and are fully terrestial animals. There are six native reptiles in Britain (3 snakes and 3 lizards) and four of these species can be seen in Leicestershire and Rutland.