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by KingCam
August 5th, 2012, 9:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mystery SW Florida Frog
Replies: 11
Views: 2763

Mystery SW Florida Frog

According to this post on FF.net this frog was found in SW Florida. The user is trying to get an ID, and no one on that forum seems to know what it is. I knew this would be the place to take the photo ;) Thanks in advance guys, I know someone here will know what it is! http://www.frogforum.net/attac...
by KingCam
July 26th, 2012, 1:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Big Bear
Replies: 25
Views: 3139

Re: Big Bear

Ross Padilla wrote:Another really cool thing about high elevation helleri, is they are completely tame. :shock:

Not the most stupid thing I've ever seen, but it's pretty close.
by KingCam
July 26th, 2012, 11:10 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Free Lobster Roaches - Pickup Only - KC, MO Area
Replies: 0
Views: 902

Free Lobster Roaches - Pickup Only - KC, MO Area

Simple as that ;) I've got way too many lobster roaches and I'll give a bunch away for free to anyone who wants to pick them up. Kansas City, MO area, PM me if you're interested. These things make excellent feeders for anything that would normally eat crickets! Easier to breed and much cleaner than ...
by KingCam
July 3rd, 2012, 1:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Teens arrested for cruelty, killing gopher tortoises
Replies: 6
Views: 3244

Re: Teens arrested for cruelty, killing gopher tortoises

Kelly Mc wrote:Empty. They are empty.
Empty, disgusting, & pathetic.
by KingCam
July 3rd, 2012, 1:07 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Missouri Man (with heart issues) Dies After Copperhead Bite
Replies: 0
Views: 1288

Missouri Man (with heart issues) Dies After Copperhead Bite

Well I had the article quoted here for convenience, but then I read "This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed." SO I guess you'll have to click the link :crazyeyes: http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/man-bitten-by-copperhead-in-southeast-missouri-dies/article_a...
by KingCam
June 14th, 2012, 6:13 am
Forum: News
Topic: 20 Foot Black Snake in Columbia, SC? See for yourself
Replies: 9
Views: 4804

Re: 20 Foot Black Snake in Columbia, SC? See for yourself

justinm wrote:Psyon and I saw what we both believe to be the biggest black rat either of us have seen. We think it might have been 7'... Just saying that 20' is not likely.
Yeah, biggest one I've ever seen was just over 6'

A 7 footer would be incredible!! You don't happen to have a picture do you??
by KingCam
May 23rd, 2012, 1:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Unfortunate Reality of our Hobby
Replies: 19
Views: 2321

Re: The Unfortunate Reality of our Hobby

I'm currently working to change a few people's views on killing spiders in the house. To them, they represent danger and are too insignificant to put outside (or more realistically, just leave them be). It's easier to just freak out and smash them. It's a rule in my house, if you see a spider, you ...
by KingCam
May 23rd, 2012, 5:35 am
Forum: News
Topic: 20 Foot Black Snake in Columbia, SC? See for yourself
Replies: 9
Views: 4804

Re: 20 Foot Black Snake in Columbia, SC? See for yourself

Rat snake or no, it would still be fun to find one climbing your tree :P I don't figure it'll pan out to be anything exciting, but I figured I'd post the story anyway :crazyeyes:
by KingCam
May 22nd, 2012, 2:16 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 20 Foot Black Snake in Columbia, SC? See for yourself
Replies: 9
Views: 4804

20 Foot Black Snake in Columbia, SC? See for yourself

What do you guys make of this? I dunno what to think. Sorry if this has already been posted. http://www.wistv.com/story/18590445/large-snake-slithering-through-columbia-neighborhood http://wistv.images.worldnow.com/images/18590445_BG2.jpg COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - After getting a call from his elderly ne...
by KingCam
April 25th, 2012, 8:13 am
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Sucker Grabbin' 2012 | Ozark Mountains
Replies: 3
Views: 5337

Re: Sucker Grabbin' 2012 | Ozark Mountains

About the sucker fishing, (I am not judging, just asking, as I have speared many hundreds myself) have you tried angling for them? That is, using bait and a hook and letting them voluntarily take the baited hook into there mouth and catching them? I caught a great many on worms as a kid, and occasi...
by KingCam
April 16th, 2012, 2:08 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Sucker Grabbin' 2012 | Ozark Mountains
Replies: 3
Views: 5337

Sucker Grabbin' 2012 | Ozark Mountains

Missouri sucker grabbing; it doesn't get any better! Hey folk, I know some of you enjoyed the photos from my sucker grabbing trip last year, so here are some from this year! We were snagging suckers in Southern Missouri, south of Springfield near Branson. Bull Creek Weather was pretty sketchy this p...
by KingCam
March 27th, 2012, 10:50 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Feeding the Feeders
Replies: 5
Views: 2059

Re: Feeding the Feeders

I gave up on my mouse project last year, that was a disgusting disaster. Never again XD My roaches always have dry cat food available, not crushed. They are also provided a bowl of water gel. They get fresh fruits or veggies at least twice a week. They also get an occasional sugary snack, maybe twic...
by KingCam
March 27th, 2012, 8:08 am
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: What to do in the winter??
Replies: 9
Views: 4382

Re: What to do in the winter??

Tim Borski wrote:[...]trapped in the FL Keys.
Out of context or not, I've never heard anyone say that before in my life. :lol: :crazyeyes:
by KingCam
March 22nd, 2012, 8:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Site confirmed!
Replies: 8
Views: 1801

Re: Site confirmed!

incuhead2000 wrote:Awesome find! I need to visit some new spots this year, just hope the cost of gas doesn't have me pinching pennies!
Well I think we both need to start hoping a little harder, because gas prices keep getting higher despite my best efforts to piss and moan about it :'(
by KingCam
March 22nd, 2012, 7:56 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: What inverts have you eaten?
Replies: 11
Views: 2452

Re: What inverts have you eaten?

mmmmmm, inverts!! :beer:

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by KingCam
March 20th, 2012, 7:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Herps Are Out!
Replies: 3
Views: 1266

Re: The Herps Are Out!

One of these days you guys will figure out the youtube feature :lol:

(You're welcome, Dan. You don't have to say it this time around :beer: )

by KingCam
March 20th, 2012, 7:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 3/18 Outing With My Wife
Replies: 6
Views: 1174

Re: 3/18 Outing With My Wife

I dig it, man :) Isn't it great having a lovely lady that'll accompany you in the field? :beer:
by KingCam
March 19th, 2012, 2:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: various pictures from last week
Replies: 3
Views: 1118

Re: various pictures from last week

Andy Avram wrote:That is a wacky looking Spotted, probably the end result of its mother being raped by Wood Frogs
LOL!!! I think I'm starting to get a better idea of just why they're called "wood" frogs :crazyeyes: :lol:
by KingCam
March 19th, 2012, 1:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First Big Snake of the Year
Replies: 3
Views: 986

Re: First Big Snake of the Year

John Martin wrote:Nice herpin' wardrobe :D , and, why a headlamp in the daytime? That is a brutish watersnake, good job! :thumb:
haha, thanks :lol: It was darker than it looks in the photos (or maybe I'm going blind), this was right at dusk. I was shining it into the clumps of grass to locate noisy frogs.
by KingCam
March 19th, 2012, 10:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First Big Snake of the Year
Replies: 3
Views: 986

First Big Snake of the Year

Well, I found my first big 2012 snake :D :thumb:

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Also, I jarred some american toad (Anaxyrus americanus americanus) tadpoles for a photo :D

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by KingCam
March 16th, 2012, 11:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Timber Rattlesnakes and Forest Succession
Replies: 111
Views: 38550

Re: Spring Timber Rattlesnakes and Forest Succession

That's pretty weak.
by KingCam
March 15th, 2012, 6:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sometimes I can't help myself....
Replies: 15
Views: 2383

Re: Sometimes I can't help myself....

Most the time "kids" will mock the reaction of there parental figures, I dought the kids were afraid of the snakes more like the commotion and hysteria of the parental figures that scared them. The "kids" is the only way we can change societys outlook on snakes. Agreed. Neither of my parents really...
by KingCam
March 14th, 2012, 3:55 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Kid shot while herping
Replies: 21
Views: 6134

Re: Kid shot while herping

Yeah, if only that 11-year-old boy, his little brother and their friends had all been carrying, they could have fought off their assailants in a good old wild-west-style gunfight. Yeehaw! :roll: :lol: I'm just saying, I've had plenty of encounters with unsavory people who made me scared for my life...
by KingCam
March 14th, 2012, 2:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sometimes I can't help myself....
Replies: 15
Views: 2383

Re: Sometimes I can't help myself....

I've dealt with it too much. I usually just express my point in one comment now and be done with it. I'll have to practice staying calm enough to do that. :lol: Don't hold your tongue! I will bash anyone for saying something like that, especially family/friends since they know me and should know be...
by KingCam
March 14th, 2012, 1:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sometimes I can't help myself....
Replies: 15
Views: 2383

Sometimes I can't help myself....

How do you all handle situations like this? I lost my temper this time around.

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The only reason I really posted this was to vent to some like minded people, since I couldn't "freely" express myself on my aunt's facebook page :P
by KingCam
March 14th, 2012, 11:32 am
Forum: News
Topic: Kid shot while herping
Replies: 21
Views: 6134

Re: Kid shot while herping

Precisely why I'll be getting my license to conceal this year. Somebody points a gun at me and I'm going to blow their head off if they give me the chance.
by KingCam
March 14th, 2012, 6:23 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Sulawesi 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 5939

Re: Sulawesi 2009

KingCam - The guys were pretty safe with the guns most of the time. I think his finger was on the trigger for the picture. Most of the time in camp they were either cleaning them or they were stored. The guns were mainly for patrol. The only thing I found questionable was that they took them to the...
by KingCam
March 13th, 2012, 2:16 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Cat wouldn't leave my snake alone (Reddit post)
Replies: 3
Views: 1364

Re: Cat wouldn't leave my snake alone (Reddit post)

justinm wrote:I just want to use a have-a-heart trap to catch them, and take them to another town that has a kill shelter. Is that so wrong?
Nope, not in my opinion.
by KingCam
March 13th, 2012, 1:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Our first calligaster this year, maculatum eggs and more!
Replies: 6
Views: 1059

Re: Our first calligaster this year, maculatum eggs and more

That's great! The prairie is very attractive. Now I'm gonna have to go flip some boards XD
by KingCam
March 13th, 2012, 10:20 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Sulawesi 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 5939

Re: Sulawesi 2009

I didn't even know those existed! Those are some awesome looking creatures. Thanks so much for sharing these photos. You went through a lot to get them!! I get nervous around people who keep their finger on the trigger of their gun. You shouldn't have your finger on the trigger until you're complete...
by KingCam
March 13th, 2012, 8:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My 3 year olds first snake And a date with the wife
Replies: 7
Views: 1480

Re: My 3 year olds first snake And a date with the wife

simpleyork wrote:After having our 3rd son I decided to take my wife out on a date
Jeeze, she had to have 3 kids before you would take her on a date, and then you drag her out into the desert?! :crazyeyes: Hopeless romantic, indeed. :roll:

Just kidding of course. :lol: You have a beautiful family :thumb:
by KingCam
March 13th, 2012, 7:05 am
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: What to do in the winter??
Replies: 9
Views: 4382

Re: What to do in the winter??

I am SO jealous of you right now! For three distinct reasons. 1) I've always wanted to go ice fishing. 2) I've always wanted to catch a pike 3) I'm ridiculously hungry right now, I love fresh fish, and those packages of pike fillet look insanely good right now. Thanks so much for sharing these photo...
by KingCam
March 13th, 2012, 6:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tonight's Amphibian Migration (Greater Cleveland Area)
Replies: 5
Views: 1214

Re: Tonight's Amphibian Migration (Greater Cleveland Area)

That's incredible. I don't understand how you find these roads that have such heavy amphibian migrations across them. I've never seen anything like this, and I wouldn't even know where to look :crazyeyes:
by KingCam
March 13th, 2012, 6:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Salamanders & Friends | Christian County, MO | 3-11-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1135

Re: Salamanders & Friends | Christian County, MO | 3-11-2012

It's an unusually patterned individual of one of those species, but I don't think it's necessarily a hybrid. If I remember correctly, I've seen people post pics of Desmognathus and Plethodon with similar aberrancies. Interesting, thanks for your input :thumb: I saw a few cave salamanders that looke...
by KingCam
March 12th, 2012, 2:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Salamanders & Friends | Christian County, MO | 3-11-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1135

Re: Salamanders & Friends | Christian County, MO | 3-11-2012

According to an expert that Dan Krull knows, the mystery salamander could very possibly be a hybrid between a cave salamander and a dark-sided salamander. :!:
by KingCam
March 12th, 2012, 1:47 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Concrete = rock or AC?
Replies: 15
Views: 3737

Re: Concrete = rock or AC?

herpseeker1978 wrote:
Mike VanValen wrote:Cow pies aren't artificial. They're 100% natural.
They are natural, but cows are not naturally in the area, so it would technically artificial cover.
Invasive cover! ZOMG!!! Down with the cows!!! :crazyeyes: :crazyeyes:
by KingCam
March 12th, 2012, 12:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some Favorite Finds and Shots of '11
Replies: 20
Views: 3205

Re: Some Favorite Finds and Shots of '11

Incredible post :D I really really enjoyed your photographs, thanks for sharing them with us :thumb: :beer:
by KingCam
March 12th, 2012, 12:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Salamanders & Friends | Christian County, MO | 3-11-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1135

Salamanders & Friends | Christian County, MO | 3-11-2012

My little brother and I decided to take advantage of a storm forecasted for Sunday by hiking in the woods in search of salamanders. We are very new to herping this time of year, which might explain why I never have much success finding salamanders. I'm trying to mix things up a bit this year, and ho...
by KingCam
March 6th, 2012, 9:04 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Best way to keep planted treefrog viv clean?
Replies: 33
Views: 5908

Re: Best way to keep planted treefrog viv clean?

KingCam-I raised a couple chorus frog eggs a few years ago, and the metamorphs are TINY. I ended up letting them go because I couldn't find anything small enough. I've raised gray froglets on fruitflies, but even they were too big for the chorus frogs. Springtails or white worms are probably the on...
by KingCam
February 23rd, 2012, 11:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Farancia (or Regina) in captivity
Replies: 27
Views: 4908

Re: Farancia (or Regina) in captivity

Kingcam: It takes a few molts for the claws to regenerate fully-about two for them to be useful in dismembering another crayfish. I've never tried rubberbands but that would only work for one molt. The best of both worlds might be to remove the movable part of the chelae so they can't actually use ...
by KingCam
February 22nd, 2012, 12:12 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Best way to keep planted treefrog viv clean?
Replies: 33
Views: 5908

Re: Best way to keep planted treefrog viv clean?

King Cam- I never raised any Chorus Frogs, but i am sure just from the size of the adults that the neonates would be TINY. I have seen many newly transformed Gray Treefrogs and they are so small i dont even know what they eat in the wild. To all others- sorry for taking this thread in another direc...
by KingCam
February 22nd, 2012, 10:21 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Best way to keep planted treefrog viv clean?
Replies: 33
Views: 5908

Re: Best way to keep planted treefrog viv clean?

I'd very much like to house a few chorus frogs. Are they pretty easy to keep? How much land:water do they need? Do they sing in captivity frequently? I assume if they'd take crickets they'd also take small roaches? Thanks, and sorry for derailing the conversation :P I have kept Spring Peepers, Moun...
by KingCam
February 22nd, 2012, 8:58 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Best way to keep planted treefrog viv clean?
Replies: 33
Views: 5908

Re: Best way to keep planted treefrog viv clean?

I'd very much like to house a few chorus frogs. Are they pretty easy to keep? How much land:water do they need? Do they sing in captivity frequently? I assume if they'd take crickets they'd also take small roaches?

Thanks, and sorry for derailing the conversation :P
by KingCam
February 21st, 2012, 3:25 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Old cartoon...
Replies: 4
Views: 2698

Re: Old cartoon...

hahaha, funny cartoon, Tim!
by KingCam
February 21st, 2012, 1:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 21
Views: 2815

Re: New to the forum

Very nice! :thumb:

Welcome to the forum, we're glad you decided to join us! I'm looking forward to your future posts.
by KingCam
February 21st, 2012, 1:53 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Nice Pics of Reptile Enclosures & Tortoise Tables
Replies: 12
Views: 6647

Re: Nice Pics of Reptile Enclosures & Tortoise Tables

I made this vertical enclosure out of fiber board , untreated 2x2's , adhesive vinyl tiles & 1/4" plexi. The wood and tile was extremely cheap. Plexi is kinda expensive, and then of course hardware like hinges, latches, screws, etc add up quick. http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11992921/Hyla/2011-07-27%2012....
by KingCam
February 20th, 2012, 3:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: love or war ?
Replies: 7
Views: 862

Re: love or war ?

Great photograph! My vote is 'war'
by KingCam
February 20th, 2012, 1:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ouch! I Had No Idea This Was Happening...
Replies: 64
Views: 5841

Re: Ouch! I Had No Idea This Was Happening...

I would gladly trade the life of a few elk so some "city boys" can get their trophy, if it means that 270,000 acres are left undeveloped. I can't argue with that. "city boys" (and this is a huge generalization, I can bet there are rich country boys participating as well) I know. Much of what I port...
by KingCam
February 20th, 2012, 12:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ouch! I Had No Idea This Was Happening...
Replies: 64
Views: 5841

Re: Ouch! I Had No Idea This Was Happening...

As a deer hunter (I hunt for meat. I don't kill something unless I'm going to butcher it and eat it.), I have a very poor outlook on "high-paying trophy hunters." I think it's wrong to kill an animal just for the sake of putting a trophy on the wall. I think it's also pathetic that someone will pay ...
by KingCam
February 20th, 2012, 12:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tucson-Field Herping
Replies: 13
Views: 1921

Re: Tucson-Field Herping

Jeffreyrichard wrote:Thank goodness not everyone shares your attitude.
Not trying to pick sides, but reptilist didn't actually say anything about his own attitude. He made a true statement about how things typically work on this forum. He even wished him 'good luck!'

Just sayin'