For many people it comes as a surprise that Britain is home to a number of snakes – especially when they see one in real life! You’re more likely to see our native snakes during the summer months, as this is when they are most active.
When many British people think of sharks, they probably think of the great white shark made famous by the Jaws movies. However, many people don’t realise that there are actually over 30 species of shark living off the coasts of Britain.
A marine animal the size of a double-decker bus needs hardly more than a little imagination to turn into the stuff of nightmares. Yet the basking shark, named for its apparent ‘basking’ at the sea surface, is actually a … continue reading ››