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Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve > São Brás de Alportel > Alportel > Vale de Estacas
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Date Photo Taken: November 22, 2009
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Natrix maura is a natricine water snake of the genus Natrix. Its common name is viperine water snake or viperine snake. Despite its common names, it is not a member of the Subfamily Viperinae. This nonvenomous, semiaquatic, fish-eating snake was given its common names due to behavioural and aesthetic similarities with sympatric adder species.