Please note our enquires line is only available during office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Have you checked our Frequently Asked Questions and advice pages to see if your question has been answered there?

- Escaped pets
- Facts and advice on adder bites
- Frogs and toads FAQs
- Gardening for amphibians and reptiles
- Lizards (including slow-worms) FAQs
- Newts FAQs
- Non-native amphibians and reptiles
- Planning
- Ponds FAQs
School work placements
- Snakes FAQs
- Snakes in gardens
- Species information and galleries
- Spawn and tadpoles FAQs
- University placements & dissertations
- Volunteering FAQs
- Wildlife crime

If you have found a wild amphibian or reptile and would like it identified please e-mail us with a detailed description and attach a photograph whenever possible.


Open hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

a: 744 Christchurch Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset BH7 6BZ
t: 01202 391319
e: [email protected]

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