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by kkchome
January 21st, 2016, 12:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!
Replies: 61
Views: 37503

Re: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!

by kkchome
December 27th, 2014, 5:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hot Stove Herping, 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 15127

Re: Hot Stove Herping, 2014

Epic
by kkchome
October 10th, 2014, 4:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #81: Spitter Baby
Replies: 20
Views: 7522

Re: Borneo Dispatches #81: Spitter Baby

Very nice, indeed. :beer:
by kkchome
July 13th, 2014, 12:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID Help, Kalbarri National Park, WA Australia
Replies: 3
Views: 1207

Re: ID Help, Kalbarri National Park, WA Australia

Thanks, guys
by kkchome
July 11th, 2014, 8:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID Help, Kalbarri National Park, WA Australia
Replies: 3
Views: 1207

ID Help, Kalbarri National Park, WA Australia

Any idea which species this is?

Image

Thanks,
by kkchome
September 17th, 2013, 5:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Komodo Island
Replies: 5
Views: 1916

Re: Komodo Island

Thanks for the suggestions
by kkchome
September 16th, 2013, 9:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Komodo Island
Replies: 5
Views: 1916

Re: Komodo Island

Make that Komodo :oops:
by kkchome
September 16th, 2013, 6:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Komodo Island
Replies: 5
Views: 1916

Komodo Island

I will be going to Indonesia for business in late October, I since I need to go to Bali for some meetings, I would like to head over to Komodo Island for a day or two to see the dragons. Does anybody have an recommendations on how to get a tour booked up?
by kkchome
April 22nd, 2013, 2:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #70: Boiga drapezii, green morph
Replies: 16
Views: 7340

Re: Borneo Dispatches #70: Boiga drapezii, green morph

great photos and a very interesting animal. well done!
by kkchome
April 2nd, 2013, 4:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Poisonous snakes...?
Replies: 26
Views: 7366

Re: Poisonous snakes...?

If I remember correctly, the death happened in Singapore.
by kkchome
March 24th, 2013, 8:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: China post #49, HongKong pre-Noel
Replies: 13
Views: 4493

Re: China post #49, HongKong pre-Noel

Great memories! Looking forward to doing more herping with you this summer. Perhaps a trip to Taiwan will be in order or maybe swing over to see Hans in Kuching?
by kkchome
January 10th, 2013, 9:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: China post #48, Taiwan!
Replies: 22
Views: 6210

Re: China post #48, Taiwan!

Great report! I'm really looking forward hitting Taiwan again after the weather warms up.
by kkchome
August 6th, 2012, 4:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: China 2012 photo teaser
Replies: 34
Views: 9440

Re: China 2012 photo teaser

Great photos! Nice!
by kkchome
May 16th, 2012, 4:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hong Kong Herping 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4853

Re: Hong Kong Herping 2012

A viper on a fence. Bamboo Viper, White Lip Tree Viper Trimeresurus albolabris Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong May 12, 2012 http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k201/kkchome/Herping/IMG_1906559.jpg http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k201/kkchome/Herping/IMG_1900557.jpg http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k201/kkch...
by kkchome
May 16th, 2012, 4:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hong Kong Herping 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4853

Re: Hong Kong Herping 2012

He was about 1.3 meters. The shot of the underside was done when he was dumped out the bag once we got to the spot where we took the photos.
by kkchome
May 15th, 2012, 8:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hong Kong Herping 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4853

Re: Hong Kong Herping 2012

Finally, a Banded Krait Banded Krait Bungarus fasciatus 金環蛇 Aberdeen Country Park, Hong Kong May 15, 2012 http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k201/kkchome/Herping/IMG_1964551.jpg http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k201/kkchome/Herping/IMG_1943550.jpg http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k201/kkchome/Herpi...
by kkchome
May 12th, 2012, 10:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hong Kong Herping 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4853

Re: Hong Kong Herping 2012

Just a yawn. Not a striking shot.
justinm wrote:What's the story on that first pic? Was it just a yawn and you got lucky to catch it.
by kkchome
May 11th, 2012, 9:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hong Kong Herping 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4853

Hong Kong Herping 2012

The herping season here in Hong Kong has kicked into high gear.  This past week was very productive in terms of both quantity and variety.  I went out 3 times times and found a total of 18 snakes: 2 Bamboo Vipers 5 Bi-coloured Stream Snakes 2 Many-Banded Kraits 4 White-spotted Slug Snakes 1 Common B...
by kkchome
January 6th, 2012, 4:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: China post #39 - Hong Kong. Final China post
Replies: 40
Views: 15472

Re: China post #39 - Hong Kong. Final China post

Great reading, Kevin. Looking forward to your visit later this year.
by kkchome
July 8th, 2011, 5:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: China post #28, end Shennongjia, begin Guilin
Replies: 10
Views: 3146

Re: China post #28, end Shennongjia, begin Guilin

Nice update, Kevin. I wish I could join you guys for your jaunt through Guanxi.
by kkchome
July 6th, 2011, 6:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Trip to Taiwan June 30 - July 5
Replies: 5
Views: 4126

Re: Herping Trip to Taiwan June 30 - July 5

Yep, the Habu was juvenile.
Dr. Dark wrote:OUTSTANDING post! Great photography of some beautiful snakes. Makes me want to go there tomorrow! That green viper is stunning. Was the habu a juvenile?
by kkchome
July 5th, 2011, 11:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Trip to Taiwan June 30 - July 5
Replies: 5
Views: 4126

Herping Trip to Taiwan June 30 - July 5

I just got back from a trip to Taiwan to do some herping with a few friends (Dan, Onionsack & Hans). We had a couple nights out on Tiger Head Mountain in Taoyuan, one night up on Yang Ming Shan just north of Taipei and then two nights up in the mountains near Baling. We found 36 snakes during the 5 ...
by kkchome
July 1st, 2011, 5:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Super Mom Pit Viper (Protobothrops)
Replies: 10
Views: 6016

Re: Super Mom Pit Viper (Protobothrops)

Great post, Hans. Hopefully, we'll get to see her tonight.
by kkchome
June 18th, 2011, 6:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bitten by a Dinosaur
Replies: 5
Views: 2140

Re: Bitten by a Dinosaur

Some great photos there, Hans.
by kkchome
June 14th, 2011, 5:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Big Fat Taiwan Herping Vacation!
Replies: 24
Views: 8876

Re: Big Fat Taiwan Herping Vacation!

Great report. Looks you you guys had a fantastic time.
by kkchome
June 13th, 2011, 6:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: REPOST: More wild Elaphe c. carinata
Replies: 34
Views: 4738

Re: REPOST: More wild Elaphe c. carinata

Beautiful photos, Hans.
by kkchome
June 3rd, 2011, 6:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)
Replies: 19
Views: 7124

Re: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)

JUNE 2, 2011 We had a great night of herping on Thursday evening up in the Shek Kong Catchment. We found 10 snakes in about an hour and a half. The conditions were great, most of the conduit was dry, although one had to wade almost waste deep in the catchment sections which were spaced between 100-...
by kkchome
May 31st, 2011, 2:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping in Taiwan - The Book - DONE!
Replies: 52
Views: 48420

Re: Herping in Taiwan - The Book - DONE!

Put me down for a copy or two, Hans!
by kkchome
May 25th, 2011, 6:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)
Replies: 19
Views: 7124

Re: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)

Looking forward to meeting you Kevin. I might see if I can tag along to your trip to Guanxi.
Kevin Messenger wrote:I second the compliment on the Cyclophiops shot. I will be meeting up with Dan late July/ early August. Hopefully we'll get to do some herping together. I am stoked to herp HK and south China in general.
by kkchome
May 24th, 2011, 3:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gold coast herps.
Replies: 12
Views: 2343

Re: Gold coast herps.

Fantastic photos. I hope to do some herping next time I'm in the Gold Coast. I was there 2 weeks ago on business, but unfortunately, didn't have any time to go herping.
by kkchome
May 23rd, 2011, 12:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping North of Cairns
Replies: 9
Views: 2182

Re: Field Herping North of Cairns

Great shots, Stephan. I think I might have been better off without a macro lens. However, most snakes I find here in HK are less than 1m, so that has become my default herping lens. With regards to the length, I'm not sure. My arm span is 1.6m and despite being wrapped around the sapling and scrunch...
by kkchome
May 23rd, 2011, 12:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping North of Cairns
Replies: 9
Views: 2182

Re: Field Herping North of Cairns

Post edited. Seems people are hung up on length estimate. I'll have to bring a tape measure next time.
by kkchome
May 22nd, 2011, 10:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping North of Cairns
Replies: 9
Views: 2182

Re: Field Herping North of Cairns

Looked like about 2 of me.
Sam Sweet wrote:4 meters, eh?
by kkchome
May 22nd, 2011, 7:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)
Replies: 19
Views: 7124

Re: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)

Not really, Hans. I'm pretty new to this game. Here's some information from the University of Hong Kong. Order Squamata 有鱗目 Suborder Serpentes 蛇亞目 Family Colubridae 游蛇科 Genus Opisthotropis 後稜蛇屬 Species Opisthotropis andersonii Other name - Chinese name 香港后棱蛇 (「后」為繁簡體誤譯,正確為「後」) Total length Average 3...
by kkchome
May 22nd, 2011, 5:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping North of Cairns
Replies: 9
Views: 2182

Field Herping North of Cairns

I just got back to Hong Kong from a 2 week and change business trip to Australia and New Zealand. Since I had a weekend to kill, I thought I would spend it up in Cairns and get a few rounds of golf in as well as a herping session. My friend Dan introduced me to his friend Mike who is the president o...
by kkchome
May 22nd, 2011, 5:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)
Replies: 19
Views: 7124

Re: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)

I just got back to HK on Friday night from New Zealand and was really fired up to do some herping before flying off to Shanghai on Tuesday. It was an epic weekend. SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2011 This is the best time of year to herp in the conduits of Hong Kong, so we decided to stick to the tried and true ...
by kkchome
May 22nd, 2011, 5:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)
Replies: 19
Views: 7124

Re: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)

MAY 3, 2011 Last night Dan and I went up to my spot near the Ho Pui Reservoir. I leave for Australia tomorrow night and I wanted to get out for another herping session before I leave. The conditions were not great. It was very overcast, but the ground was bone dry. We came across a DOR Red-Neck Kee...
by kkchome
May 22nd, 2011, 5:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)
Replies: 19
Views: 7124

Field Herping in Hong Kong (2011)

Hi Guys, I haven't been very actively posting on this forum, but Hans has suggested that I post some photos of my herping adventures in Hong Kong. To start off, I am pulling some post I made on another forum, which really isn't herp related. APRIL 28, 2011 The season is officially under way. I went ...
by kkchome
May 11th, 2011, 2:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Taiwan Gringo Herping, Part 2: The Other Snakes
Replies: 7
Views: 3960

Re: Taiwan Gringo Herping, Part 2: The Other Snakes

Nice, will try to find one when I get back to HK in a week.
Hans Breuer (twoton) wrote:That lamp is truly amazing. Never had a better one. Unbelievably bright, and very evenly spread brightness, not one super-bright core with a so-so halo around it.
by kkchome
May 7th, 2011, 6:10 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Taiwan Gringo Herping, Part 2: The Other Snakes
Replies: 7
Views: 3960

Re: Taiwan Gringo Herping, Part 2: The Other Snakes

That looks like an amazing torch. Let us know who it performs.
Hans Breuer (twoton) wrote:Going up there again tonight to test my new Fenix TK45 "Gatling Flash". Wish me luck!
by kkchome
January 8th, 2011, 1:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Black Mamba Goal
Replies: 3
Views: 1007

Re: Black Mamba Goal

Thanks for the heads-up, I'll have to check to see if this show is on one of these days.
by kkchome
September 18th, 2010, 6:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Donald, the Chinese Pearl Snake
Replies: 17
Views: 6830

Re: Donald, the Chinese Pearl Snake

Outstanding photos, Hans. That's a magnificent animal. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
by kkchome
September 16th, 2010, 8:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Show your non-herping friends and family herping!
Replies: 26
Views: 3470

Re: Show your non-herping friends and family herping!

Great thread! Keep them coming!
by kkchome
September 6th, 2010, 4:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Unruly Many-Banded Baby Krait
Replies: 9
Views: 6006

Re: Unruly Many-Banded Baby Krait

Some nice shots there, Hans. Beautiful animal!
by kkchome
September 2nd, 2010, 4:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mad Cobra At Night, Herper's Delight
Replies: 21
Views: 11363

Re: Mad Cobra At Night, Herper's Delight

Excellent report. I'll have to try frozen durian, which is by far my favorite fruit. Do you just pop it in the freezer?

Unfortunately, here in HK we only have Thai durian. Anyway, I'm going to Singapore next week and KL the following week, so I will have a golden opportunities to fill my boots.
by kkchome
August 25th, 2010, 4:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Cobra That Hijacked The Camera Bag
Replies: 12
Views: 7482

Re: The Cobra That Hijacked The Camera Bag

Great report and photos, Hans.
by kkchome
August 14th, 2010, 1:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rain Krait
Replies: 7
Views: 6294

Re: Rain Krait

The only protected species of snake in HK is the Burmese Python (Python molurus bivittatus). http://www.afcd.gov.hk/english/conservation/con_fau/con_fau_local/con_fau_local.html Tom, why did you bag it? By the way, which snakes are protected by law in HK? Here in Taiwan, it's everything venomous (ap...
by kkchome
August 3rd, 2010, 7:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: An Indian Cobra in the Taiwanese Woods (Massive DUW!)
Replies: 23
Views: 11014

Re: An Indian Cobra in the Taiwanese Woods (Massive DUW!)

A fantastic report, Hans. I am a bit disappointed that I wasn't able to go herping with you and Mr. Onionsack during my visit to Taiwan last month. I will definitely try to get over before the end of the year and hopefully we can plan an outing up to Yangmingshan or Baling.