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Saturday, August 9, 2008

Snake Safaris

You can go on a snake safari in Kenya, reasonably priced (after, of course, airfare and lodgings).

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Friday, August 8, 2008

Redbelly Water Snake

Jim Gruver forwarded this pics of a very bright redbelly water snake found in Georgetown, SC. This subspecies, Nerodia erythrogaster erythrogaster, is one of my favorite snakes. It's a great find.

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Sunday, July 27, 2008


For those who haven't had time to go field herping this year...

Northern red-bellied snakes. (News article.)
Northern brown snakes. (News article.)

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

California Field Herping

A California man wrote into a columnist to talk about his hobby: going out into the field, catching rattlesnakes, and collecting data (before releasing snakes unharmed). He's caught over 1275 rattlers over 16 years. (News source.)

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Download Free Ebooks

I've set up free downloadable (and printable) copies of my early printed versions of Herper's Life List and Herper's Survey. Basic materials (nothing fancy) in PDF that you can print out and use after field herping...