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View topic - Welcome To Arizona - Info for the Traveler and the Newbies. Ratsnakehaven wrote: WW** wrote: Thanks for that useful post.

View topic - Welcome To Arizona - Info for the Traveler and the Newbies

Biker Dave wrote: Just to clarify: R-12-4-304 says that one "May use artificial light while taking reptiles, if the light is not attached to or operated from a motor vehicle... " How does this affect the legality of nighttime road cruising? If you stop for a reptile, pull off the road. I'm in a rambling mood this morning, so thought I'd follow up on this post... Although it's illegal to park in the middle of the road, it's sometimes dangerous to try to pull off to the side. You wouldn't believe how many times I've had to change a tire, because I've pulled over and ran over a plant that fought back with spines. People who park in the middle of a busy road take the chance of getting plowed into by another car.

One time I was in a hurry to get to a certain night road cruising location when I came around a curve, going too fast of course, and saw a big black cow right in the middle of the road. When to use lights? Terry. Herpetology tours of Thailand, herpetology holidays of Venezuela. 'Pinocchio' Frog and 'Gargoyle' Gecko Discovered. Pinocchio-nosed frogs, gargoyle-faced geckos and the world's smallest wallaby are among the newly identified species discovered during an expedition to Indonesia’s remote Foja Mountains and announced today.

'Pinocchio' Frog and 'Gargoyle' Gecko Discovered

Scientists endured torrential rainstorms and life-threatening unpredictable flash floods as they tracked species from the low foothills at Kwerba village to the top of the mountains at 7,200 feet (2,200 meters) in Indonesian New Guinea in 2008. "It is not an exaggeration to say that the Foja Mountains are well-defended against any access," said expedition participant Bruce Beehler, a senior research scientist at Conservation International, in a past dispatch from the field. Wacky bunch of animals The newfound species they detailed include several new mammals, a reptile, an amphibian, at least 12 insects and a new bird.

The other new mammals the researchers saw include an oversized but surprisingly tame woolly rat, a new blossom bat that feeds on rainforest nectar and a small tree mouse. Here Be Dragons. Some random thoughts, gently stewed, served on a bed of love. Snakes of Australia – field guide for iPhone For the last couple of months, I’ve been putting the finishing touches on the first of what will hopefully be a series of electronic field guides.

Some random thoughts, gently stewed, served on a bed of love

This one is the most comprehensive electronic field guide to the snakes of Australia, co-authored with Stephen Zozaya. It’s available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. There will be an Android version eventually. Buy it now on the Apple App Store, or find out more about it on the Snakes of Australia website. The Cape 1 – Mt Lewis and Laura Cape York Peninsula, the pointy bit on the top of Queensland, has long held a fascination for me. But Iron Range is a long way from Townsville. We left Townsville and quickly came upon a just-hit taipan on the Bruce Highway. Northern ornate nursery-frog (Cophixalus ornatus) Continue reading Magnetic Island A friend’s 40th birthday on Magnetic Island was a good excuse to head over and track down a few of the locals, including the island’s endemic skink, Menetia sadlieri. Philly Herping. NeMys: EUROHERP start page. Aquatic Snakes of Southeast Asia. FLMNH - Online Guide to Fla. Snakes. Our Online Guide to Florida Snakes is the most up-to-date and comprehensive online source for information about Florida snakes.

FLMNH - Online Guide to Fla. Snakes

We have designed it to answer many common questions. This Guide was written in non-technical terms for the average citizen who would like to know more about Florida snakes. What species are found in Florida? Where do they live in Florida? How can I identify them — safely? Amphibians and Reptiles of Europe. Father Sanchez's Web Site of West Indian Natural History. David Williams' Australian Herpetology ONLINE - Entry Portal.