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by AEthelred
March 25th, 2020, 9:56 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Snakes and the Alaskan land bridge
Replies: 0
Views: 116

Snakes and the Alaskan land bridge

This is a post on the Alaskan land bridge theory,a belief I hold that North American snakes came from east Asia and crossed the Alaskan land bridge at a time when the climate was hospitable to snakes. North America has pit vipers and one species of Elapid,the Coral snake which are both found in east...
by AEthelred
February 26th, 2020, 4:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Odd colored Large Eyes Pit Viper
Replies: 5
Views: 624

Re: Odd colored Large Eyes Pit Viper

Another great video Lou,you are certainly couragous picking up that pit viper,likely wouldn't kill you but would have been a painful bite.
by AEthelred
January 22nd, 2020, 7:06 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Snakes possible source of Wuhan coronavirus
Replies: 1
Views: 841

Snakes possible source of Wuhan coronavirus

Snakes might be the original source of the Wuhan coronavirus,the Krait and the Chinese Cobra may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus.The many banded Krait also known as the Chinese Krait is a highly venomous species of snake found in southeast Asia. They originaly thought it c...
by AEthelred
January 18th, 2020, 3:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My scariest experience while herping caught on video
Replies: 18
Views: 1892

Re: My scariest experience while herping caught on video

Where's the video,I don't see a link.
by AEthelred
December 7th, 2019, 3:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Montana Milksnake
Replies: 3
Views: 1131

Re: Montana Milksnake

Milkshakes can do well in cold weather area's and l have seen them in Vermont.
I once had to call fish and game because there was a milksnake in a Vermont laundry mat.But when fish and game arrived the snake escaped under the driers.
by AEthelred
November 16th, 2019, 6:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Top 10 Venomous Snakes
Replies: 5
Views: 1633

Re: Top 10 Venomous Snakes

Awesome video,never realized there are so many Krait species
by AEthelred
September 27th, 2019, 6:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Finding Snakes in the City
Replies: 4
Views: 10123

Re: Finding Snakes in the City

Great video,I really liked that Green Mamba or maybe it was a Jamison's Mamba,they did'nt show it for very long so it was hard to tell, in that snake room.Your awfuly brave I would have been in big boots in that tall grass.
by AEthelred
September 26th, 2019, 5:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Chinese Cobras Spit?
Replies: 6
Views: 11430

Re: Chinese Cobras Spit?

Stereotypicaly African cobras are spitters and Asian Cobras are bitters but there are a few Asian Cobras that spit.I think Bangladesh has a spitting cobra
by AEthelred
September 21st, 2019, 3:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Chinese Cobras Spit?
Replies: 6
Views: 11430

Re: Chinese Cobras Spit?

Great video I really liked that
by AEthelred
August 30th, 2019, 4:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SF Bay Area Rubber boa Herping Advice?
Replies: 5
Views: 16668

Re: SF Bay Area Rubber boa Herping Advice?

Try Talking to the locals.stop at a store that sells outdoor supplies or a gun store.hunters know terrain.ask people at those types of stores,they may know where to go
by AEthelred
August 28th, 2019, 8:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SF Bay Area Rubber boa Herping Advice?
Replies: 5
Views: 16668

Re: SF Bay Area Rubber boa Herping Advice?

You got there habitat down for sure.you have done your research that's for sure.If you can find that habitat you should be successful.animals need a certain habitat and if you find the habitat you can usually find the animal or reptile.if your lucky enough to find someone here who knows Santa Cruz t...
by AEthelred
August 17th, 2019, 3:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Charina bottae distribution
Replies: 12
Views: 23148

Re: Charina bottae distribution

Rubber boas are officially known to live in Nevada as well as Wyoming,Montana and even British Columbia
by AEthelred
July 27th, 2019, 3:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)
Replies: 8
Views: 14707

Re: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)

The Eastern Ghats run along India's Eastern coast, starting from the Khallikote mountains (the one we visited above) and going down further South into Peninsular India. The biodiversity here is very poorly documented compared to the Western Ghats. you read and see a lot on television about the West...
by AEthelred
July 26th, 2019, 6:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)
Replies: 8
Views: 14707

Re: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)

I've heard of the Western Ghats but never heard of the eastern Ghats.where are they
by AEthelred
July 26th, 2019, 1:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)
Replies: 8
Views: 14707

Re: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)

Nice photos looks like you had a fun trip.
by AEthelred
July 22nd, 2019, 11:22 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: North American big cats
Replies: 34
Views: 65663

Re: North American big cats

A friend of mine said she saw a cougar on a bike path in Turner's falls Massachusetts
by AEthelred
July 19th, 2019, 10:12 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Climate change revisited
Replies: 107
Views: 114256

Re: Climate change revisited

I live in the far Western part of the state,not near Boston.its been cold here
by AEthelred
July 19th, 2019, 6:49 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: What is a species subspecies? Layman thoughts...
Replies: 22
Views: 31074

Re: What is a species subspecies? Layman thoughts...

There are milkshakes that grow to 5 feet long in Massachusetts I don't there at least a sub species senerio.I don't know about the other snakes
by AEthelred
July 18th, 2019, 7:34 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Climate change revisited
Replies: 107
Views: 114256

Re: Climate change revisited

It has not been getting warmer where I live.The last two years have been colder if anything.last fall we had snow on October and we had snow in May this spring.not usual for Massachusetts