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Blog for August 9th, 2015

August 9th, 2015
Loch Leven to Kinlochleven
From Callert via Lairigmor

A short walk on an overcast day avoiding the clouds on the hills provided some interesting flora and fauna
Slow worm spotted. Slow worms are legless lizards, not snakes, and are non-venomous
Slow worm
Overcast view looking north to Fort William
A couple of insectivorous plants
Sundews
Sundews have sticky secretions that trap small insects. The leaf closes over the trapped insect and enzymes are secreted to digest it
Butterworts with trapped insects
Variety of plants on rock with slug