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Coming Soon – A Cyprus Snake Repellent

Coming Soon – A Cyprus Snake Repellent

September 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

 By John Mason   As some readers of this web site will know already many, many people in Cyprus are frightened of snakes and, despite education, this will probably remain so for several generations.   The worst part is that all snakes suffer from indiscriminate killing, even the harmless ones !!   This is placing all […]

Snake George says conservation plan too little, too late

Snake George says conservation plan too little, too late

February 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A LOCAL reptiles expert yesterday hit out at government plans to save the Cyprus grass snake, saying the rescue plan should have been launched years ago. On Monday, the Game Fund announced it was to bring over a US expert to draw up a plan for saving the fast disappearing species, called a water-snake in […]

Report on Xyliatos and Paralimni Lake, 2005

Report on Xyliatos and Paralimni Lake, 2005

April 21, 2005 by · Leave a Comment 

Report on the situation regarding the Cyprus Grass Snake (Natrix natrix cypriaca) at the Xyliatou dam and the Paralimni Lake in 2005 By Hans- Jorg Wiedl  The Xyliatou Dam was built in 1980-82 to provide farming irrigation. In 1992 I discovered a grass snake population at the plant in spite of repeated reports by the […]