Search found 906 matches

by Daryl Eby
February 21st, 2014, 10:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Blind Snakes and Screech Owls?
Replies: 29
Views: 6403

Re: Blind Snakes and Screech Owls?

Wow.
by Daryl Eby
February 17th, 2014, 5:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Secret Knowledge of Backroads...2013
Replies: 44
Views: 6575

Re: Secret Knowledge of Backroads...2013

Amazing! I especially like the black vultures and the "snake eyes" photos.
by Daryl Eby
February 17th, 2014, 6:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A big Burmese python in Everglades National Park.
Replies: 77
Views: 15062

Re: A big Burmese python in Everglades National Park.

Josh Holbrook wrote:what will?
Agreement with his opinions. :?
by Daryl Eby
February 13th, 2014, 7:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A big Burmese python in Everglades National Park.
Replies: 77
Views: 15062

Re: A big Burmese python in Everglades National Park.

Chiming in. Confirming. That's all I've got.
by Daryl Eby
January 21st, 2014, 8:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gassing Snakes- public comment period ends 5pm January 22
Replies: 15
Views: 2886

Re: Gassing Snakes- public comment period ends 5pm January 2

justinm wrote:I'm just glad my dick isn't so small
Congratulations. We're all happy for you! :lol:
by Daryl Eby
November 23rd, 2013, 9:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Texas Tortoise
Replies: 9
Views: 1726

Re: Texas Tortoise

That tortoise does not look at all impressed.
by Daryl Eby
November 23rd, 2013, 9:29 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Polar Bears, Global Warming, and oddly - Yeti
Replies: 25
Views: 11948

Re: Polar Bears, Global Warming, and oddly - Yeti

I read an interesting book about this sort of thing. Neanderthal by John Darnton. It's a fictional account of the discovery of a group of Neanderthals in northern Asia. In the story, they were the cause of the various Yeti sightings. They were highly intelligent and made a deliberate decision tens o...
by Daryl Eby
October 24th, 2013, 6:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rattlesnake protective gear, thoughts and opinions?
Replies: 64
Views: 14370

Re: Rattlesnake protective gear, thoughts and opinions?

I need a "like" button for Chrish's comment above. Spot on.
by Daryl Eby
September 15th, 2013, 4:10 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: So...what's become of Wild Recons' Donald Schultz...?
Replies: 50
Views: 22813

Re: So...what's become of Wild Recons' Donald Schultz...?

I'm seeing lots of speculation that he caught this lizards while filming "Wild Recon". I'd really like to hear some confirmation on that. If these were just captive bred animals from legal stock, then this violation is just a matter of stupidity and irresponsibility. If these were indeed wild caught...
by Daryl Eby
September 15th, 2013, 4:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: If herps could talk
Replies: 24
Views: 3417

Re: If herps could talk

M Wolverton wrote: Here's one people can come up with captions for;

Image
Can't touch this.
by Daryl Eby
September 12th, 2013, 7:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: If herps could talk
Replies: 24
Views: 3417

Re: If herps could talk

Bullsnake bragging to his friends after encountering a group of herp paparazzi. Other snakes: "Bull" Bullsnake: "No, seriously. There were at least six of them." Other snakes: "Bull" Bullsnake: "Each hid behind a strange black box that made lightening." Other snakes: "Bull" Bullsnake: "They had me c...
by Daryl Eby
September 12th, 2013, 7:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: If herps could talk
Replies: 24
Views: 3417

Re: If herps could talk

Great start guys and gals.

I need a picture of a box turtle being lifted and carried across the road, but I'm too lazy to search my archives.

Caption:
"Look at meeeeeee! Weeeeeee! I'm flying. It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Super Box."
by Daryl Eby
September 11th, 2013, 5:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: If herps could talk
Replies: 24
Views: 3417

If herps could talk

One of my favorite pre-crash FHF threads was by this same title and featured many humorous, and a few enlightening, imaginary conversations involving our favorite animals. I've often considered re-started that board line thread but never took the time. Maybe some of y'all can help me out. Share some...
by Daryl Eby
August 25th, 2013, 8:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Freaky looking pink thing
Replies: 3
Views: 1438

Freaky looking pink thing

I found this guy during a night hike on my property near Terlingua Creek.

Image
by Daryl Eby
August 21st, 2013, 4:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peeling Bark?
Replies: 29
Views: 5148

Re: Peeling Bark?

Don't do it.
by Daryl Eby
July 30th, 2013, 5:55 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Pit Of Komodo Dragons
Replies: 2
Views: 2977

Pit Of Komodo Dragons

Pit Of Komodo Dragons Shocked To Discover Billionaire Who Owns Them Is Just 26 http://www.theonion.com/articles/pit-of-komodo-dragons-shocked-to-discover-billiona,33294/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&utm_campaign=LinkPreview:3:Default "NEW YORK—While lying dormant in their 12-foot-d...
by Daryl Eby
July 21st, 2013, 6:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Box Turtles..... To relocate or not to relocate????????
Replies: 13
Views: 2349

Re: Box Turtles..... To relocate or not to relocate????????

I'd recommend contacting any universities in the area that have decent biology or wildlife programs. This might provide an opportunity for a student or group of students. Ideally, they could attempt a relocation project with professional supervision and long term follow-up -especially if you or your...
by Daryl Eby
May 1st, 2013, 4:08 am
Forum: News
Topic: Does this bite look real? "Bear Grylls's Producer"
Replies: 20
Views: 7646

Re: Does this bite look real? "Bear Grylls's Producer"

WW** wrote:If it's real, I am sure all will come out eventually.
Yep. The victim was supposedly a shock television producer. If real, I'd bet money that it is all caught on tape and will become public as soon as they edit it, hype it, and find a buyer.
by Daryl Eby
April 27th, 2013, 4:55 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Cottonwood Heights man would rather move than give up snakes
Replies: 9
Views: 3616

Re: Cottonwood Heights man would rather move than give up sn

Sorry he has to go through this. I'm generally opposed to ordinances like this one. However, if the ordinance was in place before he moved in, he should have done his research and either worked out an exception or moved elsewhere. What you posted was the regulation. While it does not mention a "five...
by Daryl Eby
April 21st, 2013, 5:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I Diddnt think this was possible.
Replies: 11
Views: 1840

Re: I Diddnt think this was possible.

Thanks for the update. Lots of crazy and unlikely hybrids have been produced in captivity. So ... I would not rule it out.

I'll remain skeptical, but curious, until more details and photos surface.
by Daryl Eby
April 20th, 2013, 5:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I Diddnt think this was possible.
Replies: 11
Views: 1840

Re: I Diddnt think this was possible.

It certainly looks different, but what makes you think it is a cross? Are you able to disclose any details?
by Daryl Eby
April 13th, 2013, 7:31 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The Crazies Are Out: Feral Cat Protection Laws
Replies: 3
Views: 2169

Re: The Crazies Are Out: Feral Cat Protection Laws

Spay and neuter the burms then release them in the "cat colonies".

Call the program:
Innocent
Reptiles
Only
Need
Indigent
Cats
by Daryl Eby
February 22nd, 2013, 4:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Interesting solution to Guam's snake Problem
Replies: 27
Views: 7671

Re: Interesting solution to Guam's snake Problem

Perhaps they could slow the putrification of the bait mice by partially dehydrating them.
by Daryl Eby
February 22nd, 2013, 9:14 am
Forum: News
Topic: Interesting solution to Guam's snake Problem
Replies: 27
Views: 7671

Re: Interesting solution to Guam's snake Problem

I heard about this years ago. I thought they had already done it with limited success.

??????????????
by Daryl Eby
February 19th, 2013, 9:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Job Opening at Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute
Replies: 4
Views: 1040

Job Opening at Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute

I just came across this job listing and thought it might be of interest to some of the members here. http://cdri.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/ED-Job-Posting-2-2013.pdf "The Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute is seeking an Executive Director to oversee the administration and management of the CDR...
by Daryl Eby
February 18th, 2013, 9:10 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: For Discussion--the Future of Herp Organizations
Replies: 197
Views: 65514

Re: For Discussion--the Future of Herp Organizations

Actually Gerry, I think Dick summed up the entire thread rather succinctly. Perhaps it is time to admit that our "community" is hopelessly divided. Maybe we should stop wasting efforts on forming large umbrella groups that will undoubtedly be mired by division. Perhaps instead, we should encourage t...
by Daryl Eby
February 14th, 2013, 8:59 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Look what I found !!!
Replies: 57
Views: 24928

Re: Look what I found !!!

Hubbs, was that rubber gator sighting on Waldo's Pond?
by Daryl Eby
February 14th, 2013, 5:07 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Look what I found !!!
Replies: 57
Views: 24928

Re: Look what I found !!!

Sorry. Hope I didn't offend the OP. :lol:
by Daryl Eby
February 14th, 2013, 3:57 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Look what I found !!!
Replies: 57
Views: 24928

Re: Look what I found !!!

Brian Hubbs wrote:This is the stupidest thread I've ever read... :lol:
LOL.
Perhaps THIS would be better"

Look what I found !!!
Image
by Daryl Eby
January 25th, 2013, 9:45 am
Forum: News
Topic: Boa Constrictor Problem in Puerto Rico
Replies: 4
Views: 2247

Re: Boa Constrictor Problem in Puerto Rico

How closely related are Common Boas and Puerto Rican Boas? How likely are they to interbreed?
by Daryl Eby
January 15th, 2013, 6:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Discoloration
Replies: 17
Views: 2770

Re: Discoloration

Did the discoloration persist? Or was it hare today goon tomorrow?
by Daryl Eby
January 12th, 2013, 8:38 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Global Warming Beneficial to Ratsnakes
Replies: 4
Views: 2324

Re: Global Warming Beneficial to Ratsnakes

Ratsnakes aren't the only ones. I'm rooting for Global Warming. It is too damn cold here in SW Texas.
by Daryl Eby
January 12th, 2013, 8:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Discoloration
Replies: 17
Views: 2770

Re: Discoloration

Chris Smith wrote:I suspect this discoloration is the result of injury
Looks like something has been hopping through the forest and bopping them on the head.
by Daryl Eby
January 12th, 2013, 9:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Discoloration
Replies: 17
Views: 2770

Re: Discoloration

Chris Smith wrote:I'm told it is localized to a single wetland (so far).
This seems to support my violent bunny hypothesis.
by Daryl Eby
January 11th, 2013, 12:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Discoloration
Replies: 17
Views: 2770

Re: Discoloration

I blame a misbehaving rabbit.
by Daryl Eby
January 4th, 2013, 11:58 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Look what I found !!!
Replies: 57
Views: 24928

Re: Look what I found !!!

My sons spotted this 40' Waldo in the snow.
Image
by Daryl Eby
December 28th, 2012, 3:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: the gadsden flag
Replies: 23
Views: 2080

Re: the gadsden flag

I do love that flag. I just regret that it has been co-opted by the Tea-Party. If you support the Tea-Party, let it fly. If not, be prepared that many may see it and assume you are a Tea-Partier.
by Daryl Eby
December 9th, 2012, 6:13 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Florida python-killing contest
Replies: 301
Views: 84378

Re: Florida python-killing contest

Your kung-foo is strong Tamara. I still lean toward supporting this event (and plan to judge it on the merits after the fact). However, you make some very compelling arguments. It certainly did not help that some of the news reports announcing it went WAY overboard on cheering the killing of snakes....
by Daryl Eby
December 9th, 2012, 2:33 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Florida python-killing contest
Replies: 301
Views: 84378

Re: Florida python-killing contest

I'm puzzled why so many herpers seem to be so preoccupied with pythons in Florida when there are so many real threats to our native herpetofauna to set our sights upon.l Call me a dreamer, but perhaps our calls for controlling popular invasives (like cats) and generally accepted invasives (like hog...
by Daryl Eby
December 8th, 2012, 9:22 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Florida python-killing contest
Replies: 301
Views: 84378

Re: Florida python-killing contest

I have no problem with invasive snakes being killed. We should try and support responsible efforts to do so. After reviewing the FWCs info on this, I think it is a net positive. As for any comparisons between this and a rattlesnake round-up ... there is none. Round-up victims are native, abused for ...
by Daryl Eby
December 5th, 2012, 9:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Texas Parks and Wildlife considers Ban on Gassing Snakes
Replies: 23
Views: 3572

Re: Texas Parks and Wildlife considers Ban on Gassing Snakes

I also hope they write intelligent and encompassing legislation/policy/regulations. It must be include use and Possession of chemicals, fumes etc., etc., as if they can't use gas, they may resort to Clorox or ammonia or something equally outrageous. Make sure the warden has a case if they posses th...
by Daryl Eby
December 5th, 2012, 6:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Texas Parks and Wildlife considers Ban on Gassing Snakes
Replies: 23
Views: 3572

Re: Texas Parks and Wildlife considers Ban on Gassing Snakes

People are breaking an existing law. Do you a) enforce that law more effectively, or b) make ANOTHER law to be ignored? c) make a new law that permits you to violate the first IF you buy a special license. Who wants to bet that the final law includes some sort of exception for "licensed snake abate...
by Daryl Eby
December 1st, 2012, 7:09 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Look what I found !!!
Replies: 57
Views: 24928

Re: Look what I found !!!

^^^^^^^^
Thread winner!
by Daryl Eby
December 1st, 2012, 6:37 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Look what I found !!!
Replies: 57
Views: 24928

Re: Look what I found !!!

gbin wrote:Forget FR, I must be Professor Chaos!!! :twisted:
I thought you were the Lorax. Where's Gerry?
by Daryl Eby
December 1st, 2012, 7:02 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Look what I found !!!
Replies: 57
Views: 24928

Re: Look what I found !!!

Image
by Daryl Eby
November 28th, 2012, 7:38 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Look what I found !!!
Replies: 57
Views: 24928

Re: Look what I found !!!

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Daryl Eby
November 28th, 2012, 5:06 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Look what I found !!!
Replies: 57
Views: 24928

Re: Look what I found !!!

Yer ma hero Pecos Gerry :lol: :lol:
by Daryl Eby
November 27th, 2012, 10:32 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Look what I found !!!
Replies: 57
Views: 24928

Re: Look what I found !!!

regalringneck wrote:... not sure i wanted to go on after this one .... then i was dull enuff 2 read some of the responses ... :cry:
:beer: