Adders should start emerging from hibernation over the next few weeks. Here are five facts about these snakes brought to you by RSPB Scotland’s Jess Barrett.
Five facts you need to know about adders
1. Adders are the only venomous snake in Britain
Of the three species of snake found in Britain adders are the only venomous ones. They use their venom to immobilise their prey, usually small rodents such as voles…