The IWT Nationwide Reptile Survey goals to survey the distribution of Ireland’s two wild species of terrestrial reptile – the native common lizard (Zootoca vivipara) and the introduced sluggish worm (Anguis fragilis). Candidates who wish to import reptiles into the ACT should be capable to present details of the relevant State or Territory authority underneath which the reptiles were beforehand held and the authority to export. We are calling for once-off sightings from the public as well as recruiting volunteers to head out reptile surveying as citizen scientist – utilizing easy and efficient survey methods to look for lizards and gradual worm of their local space.
Most reptiles are diurnal animals. Native reptiles are protected by legislation so if you wish to hold a native reptile as a pet you may need a biodiversity conservation licence granted beneath the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 from the Office of Atmosphere and Heritage … Read the rest