Artificial nesting mounts for Grass snakes (Natrix natrix) in the Netherlands

Ever seen an artificial nest mount for snakes, grass snakes (Natrix natrix) to be precise? In the Netherlands people lend grass snakes a helping hand by constructing nest mounts of bio active material, leaves, branches and all sorts of plant material. Because of dung and straw the nest mount generates heat and is perfect for the snakes to lay their eggs in. In August/ September the little snakes hatch and make their way out of the mount and in to the world. Leer más.