A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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A Reptile Sort of Day

Looking back from just outside the Drakhos ruins in the Pedi Valley. Walking through the undergrowth can be quite tricky although come high Summer the path will become more distinct.

 A starred agama basking on the wall in the strong sun.



Here an oertzeni's lizard keeping a keen lookout for anything threatening. A good job too as we disturbed a nearby shiny black whip snake that slithered off into the rocks at high speed!

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