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by Joe Farah
July 24th, 2012, 8:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How do you say goodbye to a herper?
Replies: 20
Views: 4833

Re: How do you say goodbye to a herper?

"good luck and stay the [email protected] away from my spots"
by Joe Farah
June 21st, 2012, 2:59 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Does anyone know this moron?
Replies: 18
Views: 7548

Re: Does anyone know this moron?

In that case, my apologies to the guy.
by Joe Farah
June 21st, 2012, 8:49 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Does anyone know this moron?
Replies: 18
Views: 7548

Does anyone know this moron?

Sorry, but this was too "funny" not to share.... http://images.search.yahoo.com/images/view;_ylt=A0PDoTFbTuNPz1gAXGGJzbkF;_ylu=X3oDMTBlMTQ4cGxyBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDaW1n?back=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.search.yahoo.com%2Fsearch%2Fimages%3Fp%3Dsnake%2Bup%2Bnose%26phrase%3D1%26n%3D30%26ei%3Dutf-8%26y%3DSearch%26fr...
by Joe Farah
June 20th, 2012, 1:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Viper Day at The Texas Zoo - Rattlesnake Republic
Replies: 46
Views: 5395

Re: Viper Day at The Texas Zoo - Rattlesnake Republic

Justin i don't believe the Texas Zoo hosting the viper event is an "accredited" zoo or part of the AZA
by Joe Farah
June 20th, 2012, 12:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Viper Day at The Texas Zoo - Rattlesnake Republic
Replies: 46
Views: 5395

Re: Viper Day at The Texas Zoo - Rattlesnake Republic

Jeff Lemm's ears are ringing
by Joe Farah
June 18th, 2012, 1:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sandhills Trip
Replies: 6
Views: 1440

Re: Sandhills Trip

those pics could be in a field guide. great job!
by Joe Farah
June 18th, 2012, 6:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Is this blue-colored green snake a rarity or ...?
Replies: 34
Views: 12515

Re: Is this blue-colored green snake a rarity or ...?

Thanks again for all the theories and feedback guys.

Thanks Scott for featuring that image, although i feel there are many more that are much more deserving of that recognition.

Hi Rob :-)
by Joe Farah
June 15th, 2012, 8:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Is this blue-colored green snake a rarity or ...?
Replies: 34
Views: 12515

Re: Is this blue-colored green snake a rarity or ...?

Thanks again for all the feedback guys. I didn't attempt to sex it, so I'm unsure about that. Psyon, here's the link where I read that Kansas specimens are sometimes blue... Page 8 http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/projects/scp/assessments/smoothgreensnake.pdf Ian - it was southwest of Denver about 40 minutes...
by Joe Farah
June 15th, 2012, 9:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Is this blue-colored green snake a rarity or ...?
Replies: 34
Views: 12515

Re: Is this blue-colored green snake a rarity or ...?

Thanks, guys. Thanks Natalie... I was thinking "axanthic" or something along those lines
by Joe Farah
June 15th, 2012, 8:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica June 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 7763

Re: Costa Rica June 2012

You did well, Sir! The striped eyelash vipers and the N. biporcatus are my favorites. Nice job on the lifer Porthidium too. I saw one of those lil sock-headed snakes when i was down there too. Great finds and photos. I'm glad you had a nice trip.
by Joe Farah
June 15th, 2012, 6:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Is this blue-colored green snake a rarity or ...?
Replies: 34
Views: 12515

Is this blue-colored green snake a rarity or ...?

I found a blue smooth green snake on weds evening and was wondering if this is uncommon or if they occur in this "phase" regularly? I read that in KS they sometimes have blue coloration and RobK found a blue one similar to this at the same spot a year or two ago. Frankly, I'm excited to see any smoo...
by Joe Farah
June 15th, 2012, 6:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Blind Snakes in the Trans-Pecos. SUCCESS !!!
Replies: 40
Views: 5713

Re: Blind Snakes in the Trans-Pecos. SUCCESS !!!

Nicely done, Mr. Eby! I've been routing for you! Glad you finally got one.
by Joe Farah
June 11th, 2012, 1:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: OAXACA
Replies: 22
Views: 4732

Re: OAXACA

Man this is cool. I've always wanted to go to that region. I believe there are Ungaliophis there, right?
by Joe Farah
June 5th, 2012, 9:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lifer whipsnake on the west slope
Replies: 14
Views: 1640

Re: Lifer whipsnake on the west slope

Thanks again for looking and for the nice comments, guys
by Joe Farah
June 5th, 2012, 9:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bubble Boa and a month in the Carolinas (DUB)
Replies: 27
Views: 9278

Re: Bubble Boa and a month in the Carolinas (DUB)

One of my favorite posts of the year so far. Amazingly fun shots!
by Joe Farah
June 4th, 2012, 12:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lifer whipsnake on the west slope
Replies: 14
Views: 1640

Re: Lifer whipsnake on the west slope

Thanks guys, i appreciate the nice comments.

Welcome to the forum, Nick. Are you out near grand junction?
by Joe Farah
June 4th, 2012, 7:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Missouri Ground Snake Bonanza!
Replies: 19
Views: 3872

Re: Missouri Ground Snake Bonanza!

One of my favorite species. Sorry to hear about the one spot getting trashed.
by Joe Farah
June 4th, 2012, 7:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Canadian spring herping photos
Replies: 9
Views: 3169

Re: Canadian spring herping photos

Great finds and photos, Kevin. Glad you're having a good spring
by Joe Farah
June 4th, 2012, 7:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lifer whipsnake on the west slope
Replies: 14
Views: 1640

Lifer whipsnake on the west slope

There aren't too many species of snakes in Colorado that i haven't seen. Off the top of my head i can think of the blind snake, blacknecked garter, sw blackheaded snake, midget faded rattlesnake and now the eastern hognose (thank you very much, tim warfel). The striped whipsnake was on that list unt...
by Joe Farah
June 3rd, 2012, 7:26 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Pigmy Rattlesnakes
Replies: 92
Views: 35529

Re: Pigmy Rattlesnakes

Guyt_1 wrote:Like I said before I'm not going anywhere especially with all my new found friends!
Well you might be going somewhere if the lifeguard lifts his head up for a minute and notices there's a piece of crap floating in the pool.
by Joe Farah
June 1st, 2012, 4:30 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Pigmy Rattlesnakes
Replies: 92
Views: 35529

Re: Pigmy Rattlesnakes

It's like a nerdy version of getting jumped into a gang

We love ya dude... And trust me, you love us too. We just wanna make sure you're down
by Joe Farah
June 1st, 2012, 4:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Interesting anole observation
Replies: 9
Views: 1787

Re: Interesting anole observation

If that garden center has a greenhouse they could be breeding in there year-round and you could have anoles of any age, anytime of year. Just a guess
by Joe Farah
June 1st, 2012, 4:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Interesting anole observation
Replies: 9
Views: 1787

Re: Interesting anole observation

Is it possible this was a young/immature male?
by Joe Farah
June 1st, 2012, 1:35 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Pigmy Rattlesnakes
Replies: 92
Views: 35529

Re: Pigmy Rattlesnakes

Guy, can you prove you are who you say you are? Like with a Facebook page or something? Right now i'm thinking you're Brian Hubbs having some fun with us.
by Joe Farah
June 1st, 2012, 11:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Blind Snakes in the Trans-Pecos. SUCCESS !!!
Replies: 40
Views: 5713

Re: Blind Snakes in the Trans-Pecos. Advice needed.

I took a swing at them in the very south eastern corner of CO this April, but didn't get one. From what i've heard... They are most often found in the late afternoon They are most likely to be flipped under rocks in the days following precipitation They are more likely to be found under surface cove...
by Joe Farah
June 1st, 2012, 7:40 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Pigmy Rattlesnakes
Replies: 92
Views: 35529

Re: Pigmy Rattlesnakes

Guy dont sweat it...misspelling words is fine....There are people on this forum that seem to take out their frustrations on these boards because they dont have the ginger snaps to do it at home....yes honey Ill get that fo you...lol....all joking aside the main forum board isnt the best place for y...
by Joe Farah
June 1st, 2012, 7:28 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Pigmy Rattlesnakes
Replies: 92
Views: 35529

Re: Pigmy Rattlesnakes

C'mon.... collecting pygmies from the wild, releasing captives into the wild, "herpatology".... If you're not a troll you're my new favorite forum member :lol:
by Joe Farah
June 1st, 2012, 6:47 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Pigmy Rattlesnakes
Replies: 92
Views: 35529

Re: Pigmy Rattlesnakes

I'm looking forward to following this thread today
by Joe Farah
May 31st, 2012, 7:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: When we lose a good one
Replies: 5
Views: 1394

Re: When we lose a good one

I really like this idea
by Joe Farah
May 30th, 2012, 6:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: R.I.P. Young Cage
Replies: 41
Views: 7489

Re: R.I.P. Young Cage

I'm very sad to hear this. My best wishes go out to Matt and the rest of the Cage family.
by Joe Farah
May 25th, 2012, 12:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: An Easy Game of Hide and Seek
Replies: 7
Views: 1256

Re: An Easy Game of Hide and Seek

young milk snake?
by Joe Farah
May 11th, 2012, 9:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Major personal goal achieved
Replies: 33
Views: 4199

Re: Major personal goal achieved

For the record, i appreciate your stories about finding snakes under tires, but that's different and it's something that happens literally every second of every day. Right now as i'm typing this there is a 12 year old kid somewhere flipping over a tire and seeing a snake underneath... likewise, whil...
by Joe Farah
May 11th, 2012, 9:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Major personal goal achieved
Replies: 33
Views: 4199

Re: Major personal goal achieved

Justin, i did indeed sacrifice a payout for that experience. Some things are just such a regional tradition that you have to participate... like how you guys in Illinois all get together and do that annual springtime amphibian eggmass "snowball" fight Andy, this is a perfect example of how the inter...
by Joe Farah
May 11th, 2012, 8:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Major personal goal achieved
Replies: 33
Views: 4199

Re: Major personal goal achieved

RobK wrote:...
Travis? You've never rolled a snake in a tire? Must be a Colorado thing.
Looks like he's from washington... I get the feeling those guys really don't have their act together out there. I'll bet they don't even have a points system worked out for running over stuff while road cruising
by Joe Farah
May 11th, 2012, 8:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping the Sunflower state with a herp legend.
Replies: 41
Views: 6588

Re: Herping the Sunflower state with a herp legend.

Dell, you're a really good snake finder and picture taker. Looks like a great time
by Joe Farah
May 11th, 2012, 8:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Major personal goal achieved
Replies: 33
Views: 4199

Re: Major personal goal achieved

You had me at "found a snake in a tire", but lost me at "rolled him down a hill". :?: So you're going to sit there with a straight face and try to tell me that if you found a coachwhip like this and there was a hill right there, you wouldn't tip the tire up on its side and roll it down the hill wit...
by Joe Farah
May 11th, 2012, 7:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Major personal goal achieved
Replies: 33
Views: 4199

Major personal goal achieved

I finally found a snake in a tire.



Image

This was in the morning so i'm thinking he may have spent the night in there and was getting warmed up for the day when we found him and rolled him down a hill
by Joe Farah
May 1st, 2012, 2:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some lifers...plus a bit more
Replies: 4
Views: 1366

Re: Some lifers...plus a bit more

justinm wrote:Are you sure that Joe found something on his own, or did he grab it from someone and claim it? Did Joe eat any of the snakes you guys found?


It's cool to see someone posting their lifers in all seriousness.
So when are you going to invite me out there to steal and eat all the snakes you find?
by Joe Farah
May 1st, 2012, 7:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Day out with the Colorado Crew
Replies: 8
Views: 1835

Re: Day out with the Colorado Crew

Aw man, sorry i missed you, Kevin! I showed up at the ponds kinda late and i think you were still back in the thicket herping when we left. Hopefully next time we can meet. I'm glad you guys had fun though and saw some good stuff! Here's a few of mine from the end of the day... http://i81.photobucke...
by Joe Farah
May 1st, 2012, 7:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some lifers...plus a bit more
Replies: 4
Views: 1366

Re: Some lifers...plus a bit more

Good times for sure! I'm glad you got so many lifers. Your pics came out awesome! It was nice to get out with you and the other guys. Also, your mom was the hero of the group for grabbing lunch :) I'm glad you had fun, and again, great shots. Here's the shot i was taking in that last pic of yours......
by Joe Farah
April 24th, 2012, 11:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Black Racer up tree?!
Replies: 19
Views: 2379

Re: Black Racer up tree?!

You sure it wasn't a milksnake and not a racer?
by Joe Farah
April 10th, 2012, 5:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Colorado Reporting In
Replies: 17
Views: 2560

Re: Colorado Reporting In

Thanks Andrew. Some of them are just outrageously orange down there. Thanks Justin, those were fun times. I never film anymore because it's so much work to edit and put all the clips together but I'd like to get back into that a little. Rob is the king a making really great fast-moving vids that kee...
by Joe Farah
April 10th, 2012, 4:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Colorado Reporting In
Replies: 17
Views: 2560

Re: Colorado Reporting In

Thanks, gents. I appreciate it.

Ian give me a call when you get a chance. I'm going to try to get out Sunday afternoon for a bit after the repticon expo. You're welcome to join. Say hi to your family for me
by Joe Farah
April 10th, 2012, 5:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eastern and Western Cape - South Africa January 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 8752

Re: Eastern and Western Cape - South Africa January 2012

This is my favorite post of the year so far. The herps are incredible and the photography is top notch. Great stuff
by Joe Farah
April 10th, 2012, 5:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My first couple of months living in herp paradise, SE Qld
Replies: 41
Views: 16025

Re: My first couple of months living in herp paradise, SE Ql

Too awesome for words. I'm halfway to obsessed with carpet pythons and i loved seeing these. Looks like you're livin the dream
by Joe Farah
April 10th, 2012, 5:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica fall 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1505

Re: Costa Rica fall 2011

Great stuff, Ian. I love the crocs... that's something i didnt see while i was down there
by Joe Farah
April 9th, 2012, 12:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Colorado Reporting In
Replies: 17
Views: 2560

Re: Colorado Reporting In

simpleyork wrote:looks like a beaver i could be wrong though
That was my guess. I just couldnt see any legs, tail, or head. The pink part you can see is where it had been gnawed on
by Joe Farah
April 9th, 2012, 11:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Colorado Reporting In
Replies: 17
Views: 2560

Re: Colorado Reporting In

Hey thanks for the nice comment, Justin. I'm glad to hear Rob and I helped get you into field herping. I suspect it was mostly Rob's videos that lit your fire, as mine are pretty dumb
by Joe Farah
April 9th, 2012, 11:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 22 foot croc in Niger
Replies: 31
Views: 9648

Re: 22 foot croc in Niger

Ian, you need to learn to recognize when people are messing with you. This forum is a playground for warped, sarcastic individuals with a penchant for self-amusement.