Supervising the snake study

Snake research James Stroud, who has done a new study on the rare creature in the Forestry Commission's woods in the North York Moors.
Snake research James Stroud, who has done a new study on the rare creature in the Forestry Commission's woods in the North York Moors.

Increased understanding

Dr Phil Wheeler, head of Environmental and Marine Sciences at Hull University supervised the research. He said: “James’ work has increased our understanding of adders. An important output from his study was a set of reliable methods for studying snakes as there is currently no standard approach, making identifying trends difficult.”