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by LouB747
July 13th, 2019, 8:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Black Rat in the Ozarks
Replies: 0
Views: 358

Black Rat in the Ozarks

A short family vacation video, which of course involves a little herping!

by LouB747
June 25th, 2019, 10:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Waterspouts and Pit Vipers
Replies: 4
Views: 2828

Re: Waterspouts and Pit Vipers

Thanks guys!
by LouB747
June 14th, 2019, 3:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SE Asia Herping
Replies: 3
Views: 1254

Re: SE Asia Herping

Wow, those are some great pics/snakes. Congrats.
by LouB747
June 13th, 2019, 9:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bali Herp Adventure
Replies: 3
Views: 1574

Re: Bali Herp Adventure

Thanks. Yeah, seeing three was awesome.
by LouB747
June 9th, 2019, 9:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 9th annual Kids in the Desert trip
Replies: 0
Views: 956

9th annual Kids in the Desert trip

I believe it’s our ninth year now. Some new kids join every year. It’s awesome to see them handling wild snakes for the first time.

by LouB747
June 6th, 2019, 2:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: [Video] Delta Morph California Kingsnake!
Replies: 4
Views: 1699

Re: [Video] Delta Morph California Kingsnake!

Awesome looking king!
by LouB747
June 4th, 2019, 12:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bali Herp Adventure
Replies: 3
Views: 1574

Bali Herp Adventure

I recently got back from a short trip to Bali where I scored! Thanks to Bali Reptile Rescue for showing me around.

by LouB747
May 29th, 2019, 4:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Waterspouts and Pit Vipers
Replies: 4
Views: 2828

Waterspouts and Pit Vipers

I was a bit shocked and in awe when I saw this massive vertical waterspout in Singapore. I found a few cool snakes too!

by LouB747
May 21st, 2019, 7:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yellow-Lipped Sea Krait
Replies: 1
Views: 2052

Yellow-Lipped Sea Krait

Found quite a few snakes recently in Bali, including this Yellow-Lipped Sea Krait.

by LouB747
May 4th, 2019, 1:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tokyo and Singapore
Replies: 0
Views: 2204

Tokyo and Singapore

Another field herp video.
Heading to Bali next week. Hopefully some cool finds there as well.


by LouB747
May 1st, 2019, 8:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Coastal Desert Intergrade Herping
Replies: 2
Views: 2798

Coastal Desert Intergrade Herping

A great time herping with my son, who's now 16, and road cruised his first snake!

by LouB747
April 16th, 2019, 5:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snakes in Disneyland?
Replies: 2
Views: 3554

Snakes in Disneyland?

Good times with the family and friends.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI6XxBCLl0w&t=3s[/youtube]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI6XxBCLl0w&t=3s

I can never figure out the ridiculousness of the YouTube link. I try without the S. Without the =3s

I give up.
by LouB747
March 19th, 2019, 2:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Surfing and Snakes
Replies: 4
Views: 2804

Re: Surfing and Snakes

I always have the hardest time getting the YT videos to show properly on this forum. It's almost to the point of not being worth the effort. Maybe there's some secret? Who knows.
by LouB747
March 17th, 2019, 6:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Surfing and Snakes
Replies: 4
Views: 2804

Surfing and Snakes

Fun video with a little behind the scenes surfboard shaping as well as a few snakes.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGYlXsLWqWE&t[/youtube]
by LouB747
February 8th, 2019, 5:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mangrove Cat Snake
Replies: 1
Views: 3035

Mangrove Cat Snake

Singapore field herping. Mangrove Cat Snake and a couple others.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE9PRfL2hsU&t=89s
by LouB747
February 2nd, 2019, 9:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Retic in a tree
Replies: 1
Views: 2988

Retic in a tree

Just back from a round the world trip. The video starts in Djibouti, Africa, where I went looking for whale sharks. Ended up in Singapore next, where I saw snakes and a surprise croc. Good times!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axr9y22AXrw&t=276s
by LouB747
January 28th, 2019, 5:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Large King Cobra
Replies: 12
Views: 4947

Re: Large King Cobra

I can’t believe this video hit 1,000,000 views in a month! Thanks so much guys for the support.
by LouB747
January 14th, 2019, 3:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Banded Coral Snake
Replies: 5
Views: 3151

Re: Banded Coral Snake

Yeah, it's a stripe. The belly is fully banded though. I'm not sure, but I believe it goes by quite a few common names.
by LouB747
January 14th, 2019, 3:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Large King Cobra
Replies: 12
Views: 4947

Re: Large King Cobra

Thanks for the support guys! Steve, I almost didn't recognize you at first at the expo. Yeah, Chance is almost as tall as I am! I must be getting old. Look forward to getting out in the field with you again someday.

Lou
by LouB747
January 8th, 2019, 11:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Banded Coral Snake
Replies: 5
Views: 3151

Banded Coral Snake

Quick trip to Singapore where I found a lifer Banded Coral Snake as well as quite a few other snakes. Good times!!

by LouB747
January 8th, 2019, 6:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Large King Cobra
Replies: 12
Views: 4947

Re: Large King Cobra

Thanks guys. Second king for me. Unreal experience to watch it do it's thing. Yeah Scott, I wasn't really sure what I was gonna do when I knew it was going to cross. I figured wide was the way to go. Didn't really know how long it was until it crossed. Luckily no one came from the other direction. C...
by LouB747
December 24th, 2018, 8:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Large King Cobra
Replies: 12
Views: 4947

Re: Large King Cobra

Here's a frame grab.
by LouB747
December 24th, 2018, 8:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Large King Cobra
Replies: 12
Views: 4947

Large King Cobra

My last snake of the year was found in Singapore a couple of days ago. While maybe not big for it's species, at 10 feet (3 meters) it was still a large snake. Thanks to all who have supported my YouTube channel this year, it mean a lot. I make these vidoes for you guys, the herpers. Merry Christmas ...
by LouB747
November 28th, 2018, 8:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Daytime Finds in Hong Kong
Replies: 8
Views: 5174

Re: Daytime Finds in Hong Kong

Thanks guys. The long flights really suck, no way around that. I do try and make them look fun though.
by LouB747
November 24th, 2018, 8:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Daytime Finds in Hong Kong
Replies: 8
Views: 5174

Daytime Finds in Hong Kong

Decided to go for a daytime walk while on a short Hong Kong overnight. I'm glad I did!

by LouB747
November 2nd, 2018, 10:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Reptile Replicas
Replies: 18
Views: 15576

Re: Reptile Replicas

Very cool work Steve. Sorry I don’t have anything for you. Looking forward to seeing more...
by LouB747
November 2nd, 2018, 7:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Road Cruising 50+ Snakes
Replies: 4
Views: 9140

Re: Road Cruising 50+ Snakes

Thanks. Yeah, I have a few videos from Chicago with DeKays. Definitely a lot of variation in their patterns/colors. I haven't seen any real morphs, jut what I think is variation. I use a Sony AX53 camcorder. I chose it for it's zoom and built in optical stabilization. Also 4K. I occasionally use a G...
by LouB747
October 29th, 2018, 7:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lifer Banded Krait
Replies: 3
Views: 7962

Lifer Banded Krait

While on a short Hong Kong overnight, I managed to find quite a few snakes. Good times.

by LouB747
October 26th, 2018, 6:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Road Cruising 50+ Snakes
Replies: 4
Views: 9140

Re: Road Cruising 50+ Snakes

Can't seem to get the YouTube code to show the video. Not sure why. Anyways, I'm LouB747 on YT and IG if you're interested.
by LouB747
October 26th, 2018, 6:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Road Cruising 50+ Snakes
Replies: 4
Views: 9140

Road Cruising 50+ Snakes

Good times southeast of Chicago. Tried using a GoPro along with my normal camera with mixed results.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G_MHFflxBE&t=4s[/youtube]
by LouB747
October 17th, 2018, 5:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: And Then... I Found Myself In Washington - (part 2)
Replies: 6
Views: 11828

Re: And Then... I Found Myself In Washington - (part 2)

Loving the blue garter. Puget Sound Garter I'm guessing. Haven't been able to find a super blue looking one yet.
by LouB747
October 16th, 2018, 10:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lifers in Illinois
Replies: 0
Views: 9755

Lifers in Illinois

I met some new friends, which is always nice. Share the experience with us....

by LouB747
September 26th, 2018, 10:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Banded Krait in Hong Kong
Replies: 4
Views: 9128

Re: Banded Krait in Hong Kong

Awesome. I've only seen the many banded krait in HK.
by LouB747
September 25th, 2018, 10:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wandering Garter....right?
Replies: 4
Views: 8752

Re: Wandering Garter....right?

Thanks. For some reason the garter snake map I pulled up only showed the New Mexico Garter in that state. Lifer either way. Good times!
by LouB747
September 24th, 2018, 10:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wandering Garter....right?
Replies: 4
Views: 8752

Wandering Garter....right?

I'm not 100% sure, this is a Wandering Garter Snake, right?

by LouB747
September 14th, 2018, 9:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hong Kong trip
Replies: 0
Views: 8570

Hong Kong trip

Just back from a day in Hong Kong. Good times!

by LouB747
August 17th, 2018, 7:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wheel of Fortune lifer
Replies: 1
Views: 3891

Wheel of Fortune lifer

My wife won a trip on The Wheel of Fortune. I decided to have a look for snakes while on the trip. The video explains it.

by LouB747
August 17th, 2018, 7:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Law Enforcement Showed Up
Replies: 38
Views: 17035

Re: Law Enforcement Showed Up

The officer was really nice. He asked if I was collecting, which I wasn't. I told him I just make videos and that he was welcome to check our car if he wanted. Around that time another car pulled up and said something like, "hey I know you, I've seen your YouTube videos". Kind of funny actually. Rar...
by LouB747
August 11th, 2018, 2:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Law Enforcement Showed Up
Replies: 38
Views: 17035

Re: Law Enforcement Showed Up

Thanks. Yeah, WW
by LouB747
August 9th, 2018, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping with Facebook Friends
Replies: 2
Views: 3448

Herping with Facebook Friends

I’m turning Japanese I really think so, with “The Bavarian Herper”

by LouB747
August 1st, 2018, 9:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Video: Yellow Scales, SW Oregon/NW California
Replies: 1
Views: 2613

Re: Video: Yellow Scales, SW Oregon/NW California

Love that yellow whip. Well done my friend.
by LouB747
July 31st, 2018, 9:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bulls, Blues, and Ghosts
Replies: 6
Views: 5466

Re: Bulls, Blues, and Ghosts

Thanks. I really couldn't tell whether it was a line or trash. There was trash everywhere. Pretty sad really. Good luck in SD!
by LouB747
July 31st, 2018, 9:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent finds: California + Arizona
Replies: 10
Views: 7729

Re: Recent finds: California + Arizona

Awesome finds and pics Zach.
by LouB747
July 31st, 2018, 9:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Law Enforcement Showed Up
Replies: 38
Views: 17035

Law Enforcement Showed Up

Nice guy, just wanted to make sure guys weren't collecting without a license.

by LouB747
July 17th, 2018, 8:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fathers Day Field Herping
Replies: 3
Views: 4926

Re: Fathers Day Field Herping

Thanks guys. I really enjoyed this outing. Herping with the family is always special.
by LouB747
July 10th, 2018, 6:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bulls, Blues, and Ghosts
Replies: 6
Views: 5466

Re: Bulls, Blues, and Ghosts

Thanks so much Tony.
by LouB747
July 8th, 2018, 3:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bulls, Blues, and Ghosts
Replies: 6
Views: 5466

Re: Bulls, Blues, and Ghosts

Thanks for the ID. I wasn’t sure at the time. Colorful little guy.
by LouB747
June 30th, 2018, 7:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bulls, Blues, and Ghosts
Replies: 6
Views: 5466

Bulls, Blues, and Ghosts

Latest trip south of Chicago. Good times!

by LouB747
June 19th, 2018, 4:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fathers Day Field Herping
Replies: 3
Views: 4926

Fathers Day Field Herping

Couldn't think of a better one to celebrate Fathers Day....and my anniversary.

by LouB747
June 15th, 2018, 2:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Poisonous snake in Japan
Replies: 1
Views: 5555

Poisonous snake in Japan

Had fun chasing snake in Tokyo....