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Lampreys are some of the most primitive vertebrates alive today. They are known as cyclostomes, which means 'round mouths' and refers to the…
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The brook lamprey (Lampetra planeri) is the smallest of the British lampreys, and has two dorsal (back) fins which are in close contact…
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Juvenile common five-lined skinks have conspicuous bright blue tails which fade with age.
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