Often mistaken for a snake, the Slow-worm is a legless lizard and totally harmless. They are secretive animals and rarely seen basking openly but are often found in compost heaps.View Profile
Also known as the Common' Lizard, the Viviparous Lizard is better described as locally abundant.
Kent can still boast a number of sites where Viviparous Lizards occur in high numbers.
A common garden visitor and often found in and around ponds, the Grass Snake is Kent's largest reptile.View Profile
The Adder is Kent's only venomous snake though it is unlikely to bite unless handled. It is a species of great conservation concern and its habitat is being lost or managed unsympathetically.
Recently reintroduced into the county by the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust, the last reliable record of an indigenous Kent Sand Lizard dates back to 1969.
Wall Lizard (Non-native)
Now well established at several sites along the southern coast of Kent, the Wall Lizard is well worth looking out for on warm, sunny, south facing walls.View Profile
Red Eared Terrapin (Non-native)
Trechemys scripta elegans
Red eared terrapins can grow to 40cm, and are easily recognised by the red stripe down the side of the head. They are most often found in urban lakes commonly due to their deliberate release.View Profile