Thursday, 25 August 2011

The slow worms around the Green Heart Den appear to be healthy

Slow-Worms are protected by law under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. It is an offence to:
  • Intentionally kill or injure a Slow-Worm.
  • Transport for sale or exchange, or offer for sale or exchange a live of dead Slow-Worm.
The maximum fine on conviction of offences is currently £5000.

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