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by Warren
April 5th, 2015, 2:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #82: Exploring Planet Kinabalu
Replies: 23
Views: 8501

Re: Borneo Dispatches #82: Exploring Planet Kinabalu

Hi Hans,

It's great to see you posting here. Thank you for sharing your experiences. It is a privilege to feel connected to your adventures.

Warren
by Warren
June 26th, 2013, 10:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Epic Return to Taiwan
Replies: 9
Views: 3234

Re: Epic Return to Taiwan

For this post I have been waiting. Image
by Warren
February 12th, 2013, 9:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HAPPY YEAR OF THE SNAKE....plus article
Replies: 4
Views: 712

Re: HAPPY YEAR OF THE SNAKE....plus article

Article snake enjoyed really much so beams! Job great.
by Warren
November 29th, 2012, 10:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #60: Seven Snake Adventures
Replies: 22
Views: 6075

Re: Borneo Dispatches #60: Seven Snake Adventures

Love that sunbeam! Boiga looks mean!
by Warren
September 27th, 2012, 1:17 pm
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Spider ID help? Steadota or Lactrodectus???
Replies: 8
Views: 2305

Re: Spider ID help? Steadota or Lactrodectus???

I still can't tell the difference!

https://sites.google.com/site/widowman1 ... da-species

If you haven't seen either one in a while, and you suddenly see a black Theridiid, what markers do you look for?
by Warren
September 23rd, 2012, 11:56 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Some Arizona inverts
Replies: 4
Views: 1664

Re: Some Arizona inverts

Nice pics, and a ton of interesting (and mostly unspoken) zoological narrative!
by Warren
September 23rd, 2012, 11:53 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Invert pics
Replies: 2
Views: 972

Re: Invert pics

Nice shots!

Why not post the full pics? People are usually reluctant to make the jump:

Image
by Warren
September 23rd, 2012, 11:51 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: A few inverts from southern Ontario
Replies: 3
Views: 1302

Re: A few inverts from southern Ontario

All great shots. Love the grasshopper!
by Warren
September 23rd, 2012, 11:48 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: From Sweden to you all....
Replies: 4
Views: 2068

Re: From Sweden to you all....

Great pics; thanks for posting!
by Warren
August 30th, 2012, 11:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Madagascar 2012: Lemurs and Langahas
Replies: 23
Views: 5927

Re: Madagascar 2012: Lemurs and Langahas

This is why I come here. Thank you.
by Warren
August 27th, 2012, 1:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver?
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouve

Day 6 @ WCH 7: had a behind-the-scenes tour of the Beaty museum on the conference grounds and viewed the blue whale skeleton: http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii88/warrenlaurde/4639533691_7c64fa1ebb_z.jpg (Photo by Szymek S on flickr) Watched Sarig Gafny talk about the rediscovery of the extinct H...
by Warren
August 27th, 2012, 1:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver?
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouve

Day 5 @ WCH 7: watched the beautiful Rachunliu Kamei talk about the new caecilian family she helped discover in India: http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii88/warrenlaurde/470372_4077993666064_567766086_o.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjt2TawPrpk Watched Dante Fenolio talk about saving frogs in...
by Warren
August 17th, 2012, 7:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #48: Flying Boigas, Spotted Loris
Replies: 8
Views: 3132

Re: Borneo Dispatches #48: Flying Boigas, Spotted Loris

Great post. Thanks for posting!

Warren, dreaming of SE Asia @ 8°C in the Canadian summer ...
by Warren
August 11th, 2012, 4:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ontario Spring & Summer 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1583

Re: Ontario Spring & Summer 2012

Beautiful!
by Warren
August 11th, 2012, 2:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver?
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouve

Day 4 @ WCH 7: Just watched Gil Wizen give a great talk about the beetle that eats frogs : http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/gallery/albums/ancient-leviathan/epomis/larva-versus-toad.gif http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gadunmz1jk Watched Jesus Rivas talk about anacondas: http://anacondas.org/carr2.j...
by Warren
August 10th, 2012, 5:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver?
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouve

I took a walk around the exhibitor area and ran into Jeremiah Easter at the Herp Nation magazine booth. This was my first time seeing the magazine, and it is amazing! Thick, glossy pages, beautiful photos, and almost no commercials. I recognized most of the authors, and it was like holding FHF in my...
by Warren
August 10th, 2012, 4:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver?
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouve

Day 3 @ WCH 7: Went herping last night with a local biologist and found adults and tadpoles of Tailed Frogs : "The Tailed Frog retains more primitive characteristics than any other living frog and is the only member of the family Ascaphidae; its closest relatives reside in New Zealand. With a life s...
by Warren
August 9th, 2012, 3:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver?
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouve

View of my hotel. Just watched Burbrink and Grismer, then walked 100 m to a path through temperate rainforest, then into a rose garden. It is so beautiful here!!! http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii88/warrenlaurde/IMG_2466.jpg View from the front step of my hotel: http://i262.photobucket.com/album...
by Warren
August 9th, 2012, 12:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver?
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouve

Day 2 @ WCH 7: AMAZING TED-style talk by Tyrone Hayes.

Here he is giving an actual TED talk, but with a partner:

by Warren
August 8th, 2012, 8:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver?
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouve

In the opening speech Harry Greene promoted the Rise Against Rattlesnake Roundups organization. In front of the entire herpetological academic world!
by Warren
August 8th, 2012, 5:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver?
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Are you at the World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver?

Day 1 @ WCH 7: I just arrived, and I'm wondering which forum members are here.
The sun is shining!

Warren
by Warren
August 6th, 2012, 2:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: China 2012 photo teaser
Replies: 34
Views: 6965

Re: China 2012 photo teaser

Awesome post!
Love the format: pictures and names. Pure field herping.
Makes me want to go back to Hong Kong right now and find a king.
by Warren
August 5th, 2012, 8:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Do we want a Frog Recording Forum? PLEASE VOTE!
Replies: 24
Views: 4063

Re: Do we want an Frog Recording Forum?

Guys, we should post a poll on this topic. I can't post one because the poll option was removed for non-moderators . I suggest something like: Poll: Audio Lab How do you feel about an FHF Audio Lab? It will be like the Image Lab, in that it will be both a place to post recordings and a place to disc...
by Warren
August 5th, 2012, 3:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mystery SW Florida Frog
Replies: 11
Views: 2172

Re: Mystery SW Florida Frog

Bigger:
Image
by Warren
August 3rd, 2012, 9:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #47: Family Night in the Jungle
Replies: 13
Views: 4335

Re: Borneo Dispatches #47: Family Night in the Jungle

Hans wrote:Greenery and Brownery...live together in perfect harmony
Warren wrote:Hat tip for the Paul and Stevie reference.
Hans wrote:Which Paul and Stevie?
Here is Paul nearly 30 years later, all sewn up and sounding maybe better than the original!
by Warren
August 2nd, 2012, 6:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #47: Family Night in the Jungle
Replies: 13
Views: 4335

Re: Borneo Dispatches #47: Family Night in the Jungle

Finally another dose of Bornean bennies - I was jonesing for the juice!
Hat tip for the Paul and Stevie reference.
by Warren
July 23rd, 2012, 9:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How do you say goodbye to a herper?
Replies: 20
Views: 3833

Re: How do you say goodbye to a herper?

"Bulging bags"
by Warren
July 23rd, 2012, 12:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Aruba 2011 - My first real herping experience
Replies: 7
Views: 1207

Re: Aruba 2011 - My first real herping experience

No worries, StuckinARutt. You come off as an intelligent and interested fellow. I was just trying to make other forum members laugh. We sometimes have people post a species for ID with a specific request to only answer if you know what it is. These posts will often get dozens of comments, none of wh...
by Warren
July 23rd, 2012, 11:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Aruba 2011 - My first real herping experience
Replies: 7
Views: 1207

Re: Aruba 2011 - My first real herping experience

Great pics, thanks for sharing!

They look like some kind of snake with legs, but the green has got me stumped. A green snake?! Sorry I couldn't be more helpful. Maybe someone knows more??? lol
by Warren
July 22nd, 2012, 10:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How do you say goodbye to a herper?
Replies: 20
Views: 3833

How do you say goodbye to a herper?

Fishermen sometimes end letters by saying "tight lines!"

What kind of valediction can herpers use?

Heavy hooks? I'd love to hear your ideas!
by Warren
July 22nd, 2012, 8:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bo Slyapich, professional herper
Replies: 1
Views: 651

Re: Bo Slyapich, profesional herper

Nice work if you can get it!
by Warren
July 22nd, 2012, 9:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping in Ontario - Interesting...I know.
Replies: 14
Views: 1302

Re: Herping in Ontario - Interesting...I know.

Who cares about a typo? This isn't an English forum, and 99% of our users are what I consider functionally illiterate. The bigger issue, and the focus of your question, is advice about herping in Ontario (I'm from Ontario). As was mentioned, there is a credibility issue faced by any new members on t...
by Warren
July 19th, 2012, 10:43 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Peru/Madre De Dios/Manu birds...lots of photos
Replies: 9
Views: 4305

Re: Peru/Madre De Dios/Manu birds...lots of photos

Birds - they're good fried or roasted, right? But this post reminds me of the magic of the tropics; the magic of a flash of colour that takes your breath away. That stops you in your tracks while your mind tries to untangle what you saw. That makes you hold your breath lest you frighten away this un...
by Warren
July 10th, 2012, 8:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Unbelievable luck! (Cruziohyla calcarifer)
Replies: 14
Views: 3528

Re: Unbelievable luck!

Hans Breuer (twoton) wrote:Tiger Feet!
+1
by Warren
July 8th, 2012, 10:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mojave Desert: Part 6
Replies: 15
Views: 11384

Re: Mojave Desert: Part 6

Quite a remarkable post. Tremendous amount of work and research. Read every word (which I basically don't do any more) and heading to earlier posts.
by Warren
July 8th, 2012, 9:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HERPING IN THE TROPICS – ECSTASY OR NIGHTMARE?
Replies: 43
Views: 7387

Re: HERPING IN THE TROPICS – ECSTASY OR NIGHTMARE?

1. Thanks for quoting me; I'm honoured (not that anyone noticed my quote lol)
2. I should have added "centum itinera et viam;" then my analysis would have been complete
3. F*%k Carthage ... let's get em
by Warren
July 8th, 2012, 8:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Python reticulatus, East Malaysia
Replies: 3
Views: 1054

Re: Python reticulatus, East Malaysia

only a retic, but still a good post!
what is wrong with me?
teams of specialists couldn't figure it out...
/hijack
by Warren
July 8th, 2012, 8:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: lepturophis albofuscus, East Malaysia
Replies: 3
Views: 969

Re: lepturophis albofuscus, East Malaysia

Very nice! Thanks for posting.
by Warren
June 29th, 2012, 11:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #45: The Saga of Snake And Pangolin
Replies: 12
Views: 8964

Re: Borneo Dispatches #45: The Saga of Snake And Pangolin

Wow, can't believe I missed the eye spot! Thanks Hans!
by Warren
June 15th, 2012, 8:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eastern Canada fun : Herps, birds and fish....
Replies: 12
Views: 2358

Re: Eastern Canada fun : Herps, birds and fish....

Great job! Lots of species I've never seen, despite spending 24 years in Ontario ...