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Snake George’s Plans for 2011

Snake George’s Plans for 2011

December 30, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The Cyprus Reptile Society Dear Friends and Members After searching for 3 years for land to build a new Reptile Park, and also a Breeding Centre for the Cyprus Grass Snake, unfortunately we have had no success, and no help from the Cyprus Government. For that reason I will be leaving Cyprus in mid January […]

Good News : Land is available for Cyprus Reptile Project

Good News : Land is available for Cyprus Reptile Project

December 12, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

An exclusive article by John Mason who is the editor of the Cyprus Reptiles web site. Since Snake George had to close his Reptile Park in Ayios Georgios, Peyia, a number of landowners have either offered land or made commercial proposals to George for re-establishment of his reptile park or for a captive breeding site for […]

New Petition to Help Save The Cyprus Grass Snake from Extinction

New Petition to Help Save The Cyprus Grass Snake from Extinction

October 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

George has now launched a general online petition which calls for action by both the EU and The Cyprus Government. “We the undersigned request the EU and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus to take immediate action to conserve the Cyprus Grass Snake at locations in Xyliatos and Paralimni Lake and to take the […]

Welcome

Welcome

January 17, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Welcome to the “Cyprus Reptiles” web site. Snake George (Hans-Jorg Wiedl) re-discovered the Cyprus Grass Snake after it had been thought extinct for nearly 40 years. Secondly he proved that the most venomous snake on Cyprus, the Blunt Nose Viper lays eggs, other than bearing live young as it had been thought and apparently proven. George has […]

Snake George Reptile Centre Closed in 2009

Snake George Reptile Centre Closed in 2009

November 1, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

SNAKE George has closed the doors of his Paphos reptile park for the last time in January 2009. Since then he has been trying to find an alternative site. Update: 8 February 2010 According to a web cast on Youtube last week by Paphos News Broadcaster, LINTV, George is exploring a good possibility in Tsada […]

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 […]