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by PrimitiveTim
September 5th, 2014, 1:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring 2014 SE US Herping ROAD TRIP!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

Re: Spring 2014 SE US Herping ROAD TRIP!!!

Thank goodness! I was so out of it by that point. We gotta do it again when we're all awake enough to be coherent, haha. I thought back on it later that day wondering how terrible I probably was from the lack of sleep. yeah... lots of jokes referencing certain minorities. lol On my way back to my b...
by PrimitiveTim
September 5th, 2014, 12:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring 2014 SE US Herping ROAD TRIP!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

Re: Spring 2014 SE US Herping ROAD TRIP!!!

Kind of, but I'm afraid you're hoping more than can be delivered in this sort of trip. And I say this as someone who's set-up/helped host 3 or 4 NAFHA trips... It may seem "cliquish" but that's usually because people have friends they know really well, haven't seen them in a while and usually end u...
by PrimitiveTim
September 5th, 2014, 11:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring 2014 SE US Herping ROAD TRIP!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

Re: Spring 2014 SE US Herping ROAD TRIP!!!

I was a little disappointed with the lack of organization and things seemed kind of cliqueish so I didn't really get to meet a whole lot of people... Did you go to the campfire/jam session social we announced over the weekend? No, cause that was way on the other side of ANF, an hour from Tallahasse...
by PrimitiveTim
September 5th, 2014, 10:10 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring 2014 SE US Herping ROAD TRIP!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

Spring 2014 SE US Herping ROAD TRIP!!!

For the NAFHA meet I went up to Apalachicola and herped. I was a little disappointed with the lack of organization and things seemed kind of cliqueish so I didn't really get to meet a whole lot of people I did meet up with a few guys, mostly by accident and we turned up a few cool things but didn't ...
by PrimitiveTim
August 27th, 2014, 8:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Orlando Bound!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1584

Re: Orlando Bound!!

I'm about 45 minutes east over by the coast!
by PrimitiveTim
August 22nd, 2014, 11:08 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Mediterranean Chameleons
Replies: 7
Views: 4421

Re: Mediterranean Chameleons

that's a cool find! I've seen a couple in Turkey down by the coast. I saw one in pet shop over there and it looked very stressed but they didn't know how to care for them at all. I'd just say lack of demand. Why get med cham when you can get veiled? They're just simply not that flashy. If I ever liv...
by PrimitiveTim
August 20th, 2014, 8:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: interesting field observation
Replies: 8
Views: 2847

Re: interesting field observation

Oh that's freakin' cool! I've seen several rat snakes at my place but never got to see one eating. It's always amazing to see wild snakes eating such large prey.
by PrimitiveTim
August 19th, 2014, 6:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Summer 2014: Belize and West Texas.
Replies: 6
Views: 2491

Re: Summer 2014: Belize and West Texas.

The herps were of course really cool but I think my favorite was those bats! Those guys are freaking sweet!
by PrimitiveTim
August 15th, 2014, 10:09 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Birds of Prey
Replies: 1
Views: 2279

Birds of Prey

I just wanted to share this video I made on birds of prey. I got some footage that I'm proud of and I hope y'all enjoy it. Feel free to post any questions or comments.

by PrimitiveTim
August 14th, 2014, 6:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Deirochelys reticularia at work
Replies: 11
Views: 2198

Re: Deirochelys reticularia at work

The way I see it, turtles know what they're doing. If they want to run off into the woods and die that's up to them.
by PrimitiveTim
August 14th, 2014, 3:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: This Really Happened
Replies: 6
Views: 1758

Re: This Really Happened

Do you remember what the date was? I was out there the 6th and 7th of this month, a few days before the last full moon. It would have enjoyed running into a group like that. lol Why didn't you take pictures of the guy???
by PrimitiveTim
August 5th, 2014, 8:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Color and Pattern Variations in Eastern Garter Snakes
Replies: 43
Views: 17179

Re: Color and Pattern Variations in Eastern Garter Snakes

This is a pretty typical garter from the east coast of central Florida.

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by PrimitiveTim
August 4th, 2014, 1:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ANF Trip Species List (If you went, report in here!)
Replies: 48
Views: 5703

Re: ANF Trip Species List (If you went, report in here!)

So what was the final count?
by PrimitiveTim
August 1st, 2014, 12:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Indigos in Mangroves?
Replies: 18
Views: 4798

Re: Indigos in Mangroves?

EDBs, racers, coachwhips also live on the dunes.... all indigo food. I know they live on some coastal dunes near me. I'm not surprised they live in among the mangroves. As for eating a crab... I wouldn't put anything past an indigo. I once saw a picture of an indigo chewing on a shark head that had ...
by PrimitiveTim
July 30th, 2014, 7:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Everglades monster constrictor hunt. Doing my part.
Replies: 135
Views: 26533

Re: Everglades monster constrictor hunt. Doing my part.

I think it's funny how many commenters on this thread are not Floridian. Regardless, you can't have a bunch of ignorant people killing every snake they see. So I can't understand the effect of an invasive species unless I live in an imagined boundary called Florida? Yeah... you read into that a lit...
by PrimitiveTim
July 29th, 2014, 9:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Game Warden Feedback (TX Specifically)
Replies: 130
Views: 31627

Re: Game Warden Feedback (TX Specifically)

I'll add that being courteous toward LE doesn't mean surrendering your rights because they asked you to (or maybe even did a bit of bullying to persuade you to). Deny permission for a search without probable cause. Fight a citation you feel you were wrongly given. Etc. Gerry That right there is one...
by PrimitiveTim
July 29th, 2014, 7:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Everglades monster constrictor hunt. Doing my part.
Replies: 135
Views: 26533

Re: Everglades monster constrictor hunt. Doing my part.

How 'bout this: open season on pythons in the Everglades, including ENP. Pay a bounty of $20* per whole python brought in, living or dead. No license or other fee system required; if you see a python and can safely bring it in, you can do so. The catch: $100 (or more) fine if the snake you bring in...
by PrimitiveTim
July 29th, 2014, 5:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Everglades monster constrictor hunt. Doing my part.
Replies: 135
Views: 26533

Re: Everglades monster constrictor hunt. Doing my part.

Kelly there the skins would be useful for belts, bags, boots, watch bands, and even for backing primitive bows. I'm sure craftsmen that deal with skins could find other uses as well. That's just a few I could think of.
by PrimitiveTim
July 29th, 2014, 9:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Everglades monster constrictor hunt. Doing my part.
Replies: 135
Views: 26533

Re: Everglades monster constrictor hunt. Doing my part.

What could or should have been done differently? Make money off them, like they do with introduced fish ? Guided python hunts? How does that work in a park where hunting is not allowed? I'd imagine there would be low success rates and it would become unpopular after initial hype when hunters also r...
by PrimitiveTim
July 28th, 2014, 9:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Brevard County Finds July 5-28
Replies: 6
Views: 1549

Re: Brevard County Finds July 5-28

Some cool finds! You ought to poke a hole in that sea turtle and let the buzzards get in there and clean it out. I'm looking forward to some coon stories :twisted:
by PrimitiveTim
July 26th, 2014, 5:53 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Mole
Replies: 14
Views: 14744

Re: Mole

Very cool, Tim! Its great to see another fellow primitive skills enthusiast and practitioner around these parts. :beer: Making longbows is something I'd like to spend more time on when I am finished with this tracking project. . :beer: letely i've been expanding my interest from reptiles into other...
by PrimitiveTim
July 25th, 2014, 10:53 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Mole
Replies: 14
Views: 14744

Re: Mole

PrimitiveTim, Cool find! Moles are amazing creatures. I get to see dead ones a few times a year around here near Seattle. They are really common, but not often seen above ground. They are most likely to surface active in spring when they pop up to seek out potential mates. Many predators, such as h...
by PrimitiveTim
July 24th, 2014, 6:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What's Your Favorate Anuran Chorus?
Replies: 12
Views: 2382

Re: What's Your Favorate Anuran Chorus?

I love barking treefrog choruses! They're so eerie sounding :D
by PrimitiveTim
July 21st, 2014, 12:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Everglades monster constrictor hunt. Doing my part.
Replies: 135
Views: 26533

Re: Everglades monster constrictor hunt. Doing my part.

No mammal pics????





This problem sounds like a job for the turtleman! He'll get rid of both racoons and pythons!!! ...and maybe himself :lol:
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by PrimitiveTim
July 20th, 2014, 7:20 pm
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Home invasion
Replies: 12
Views: 13203

Re: Home invasion

Bill, a yellow rat would be pretty cool too! lol I like all the animals pretty well.
by PrimitiveTim
July 18th, 2014, 10:40 pm
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Home invasion
Replies: 12
Views: 13203

Re: Home invasion

brb I'm building a bird house right now in hopes I get flying squirrels!
by PrimitiveTim
July 16th, 2014, 10:04 pm
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Mole
Replies: 14
Views: 14744

Re: Mole

Thanks guys! The more time I spend in nature, especially at night, the more crazy stuff happens. Finding a mole was the last thing I thought I would find that night. I think it was going to cross the ditch above ground rather than try to dig under it. The path of the mole sort of like this: ----\/--...
by PrimitiveTim
July 16th, 2014, 6:34 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: AnimalBytesTV
Replies: 21
Views: 19924

Re: AnimalBytesTV

Kelly Mc wrote: Sounds very cool, I'm definitely going to watch the show, that's a plan :beer:
Thanks! I'm really excited about it :beer:
by PrimitiveTim
July 10th, 2014, 5:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ocala NF for Scrub Jays and herps?
Replies: 12
Views: 1993

Re: Ocala NF for Scrub Jays and herps?

I wasn't even exaggerating...
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Birders gonna bird
by PrimitiveTim
July 8th, 2014, 7:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ocala NF for Scrub Jays and herps?
Replies: 12
Views: 1993

Re: Ocala NF for Scrub Jays and herps?

Merritt Island has a lot of Scrub Jays...shot at an EDB too (albeit they are not too common there) Yup MINWR the jays will land on your head. I've found an EDB out there too. They are there but they'd be difficult. A lot of cool stuff out there for sure though. Send me a PM if you want more info on...
by PrimitiveTim
July 8th, 2014, 6:34 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: AnimalBytesTV
Replies: 21
Views: 19924

Re: AnimalBytesTV

That's funny you bring that up about snakes not being on the top of the food chain. That's something I address with nerodia. A lot of wading birds eat them up so I explain why nerodia tend to be a very bitey genus and I even have a shot of a bittern eating a green water snake. I think it's extremely...
by PrimitiveTim
July 6th, 2014, 12:15 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: AnimalBytesTV
Replies: 21
Views: 19924

Re: AnimalBytesTV

Rich in Reptiles wrote: :roll:
Yeah, not exactly the direction I was hoping this thread would go....
by PrimitiveTim
July 5th, 2014, 3:18 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: AnimalBytesTV
Replies: 21
Views: 19924

Re: AnimalBytesTV

I have a dream where innovative cinematography into crypic situ and fascinating vantage points takes the place of gripping a struggling reptile and telling the GP how it lives. I think the media has the power to change why people care. It is always said that grabbing and holding is the only way to ...
by PrimitiveTim
July 5th, 2014, 9:35 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: AnimalBytesTV
Replies: 21
Views: 19924

AnimalBytesTV

I'm sure some of y'all have heard about this... maybe? Anyway, Brian Barczyk of SnakeBytesTV and BHB reptiles is creating an online channel that focuses on animals. If you know Brian, you know he's a reptile breeder. However, with new shows on AnimalBytesTV there will definitely be some field herpin...
by PrimitiveTim
July 5th, 2014, 7:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My first official post- Brevard Cty, FL June to present
Replies: 19
Views: 3303

Re: My first official post- Brevard Cty, FL June to present

You done pretty good! I'm up in North Brevard but our county is so dang long. That softshell is quite the saucer! :)
by PrimitiveTim
July 2nd, 2014, 7:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Two lifers, one trip
Replies: 8
Views: 1594

Re: Two lifers, one trip

Takes me back to my first and only horridus! That's a really exciting find. Crayfish snakes are always a lot of fun too! Those little noses and big eyes! :) Good finds. I've been looking out for rigida lately, too (albeit at the very southern extent of their range). Josh, they like to hang out just ...
by PrimitiveTim
June 24th, 2014, 12:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Veterans vs. Pythons
Replies: 3
Views: 2910

Re: Veterans vs. Pythons

I ran into that guy in the everglades earlier this year! He's the fella that spotted the nile croc down there too. He's a pretty cool dude. Took me and my buddies out on a walk to look for some pythons.
by PrimitiveTim
June 22nd, 2014, 9:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The month of May and so far of June.
Replies: 12
Views: 1981

Re: The month of May and so far of June.

You have inspired me to go shining! Thanks for sharing the cool animals and how you found them. That's always helpful.
by PrimitiveTim
June 15th, 2014, 6:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Cyprus, june 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 3211

Re: Cyprus, june 2014

Such awesome animals! Love the viper's eyes and it's cool seeing kotschy's gecko and the agamas. Founds some of them in my youth. Catching agamas was always a challenge.
by PrimitiveTim
June 13th, 2014, 10:44 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Mole
Replies: 14
Views: 14744

Mole

I'd never cared much about moles. Out of sight out of mind sort of thing I guess. Every so often I would flip one and it would promptly disappear. It wasn't until I was shining a ditch for sirens and the like, that I found a mole. Up the ditch a little bit it was dry and I heard something scurrying ...
by PrimitiveTim
June 12th, 2014, 11:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Milos 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 3165

Re: Milos 2014

This takes me back to the good ol' days when I lived in Turkey. The landscapes are similar and I've found some similar species. Thanks for sharing!
by PrimitiveTim
June 12th, 2014, 11:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Just a couple recent snakes
Replies: 2
Views: 1008

Re: Just a couple recent snakes

Haha, the blood and racer shot!
by PrimitiveTim
June 8th, 2014, 3:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping around Orlando
Replies: 9
Views: 1982

Re: Herping around Orlando

What are the dates you are going to be here? Feel free to message me if you have any questions. This time of year road cruising will be your best bet for the most part.
by PrimitiveTim
June 2nd, 2014, 7:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica herping report, Osa
Replies: 27
Views: 14897

Re: Costa Rica herping report, Osa

WOW this is some insane stuff! Been looking at the golfo dulce area to visit. I was hoping that you had gotten into the gulf to find some yellow belly sea snakes.
by PrimitiveTim
May 16th, 2014, 4:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pics from Kayaking Trips in Florida
Replies: 14
Views: 3339

Re: Pics from Kayaking Trips in Florida

Silver River is one of my favorite paddling rivers in the state. Lots of snakes, turtles and alligators. Also rhesus macaques live out there. The whole river is just really impressive. The clear water allows you to see what's going on below you too. If you want pictures from the area just ask. Isn'...
by PrimitiveTim
May 15th, 2014, 6:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some good southeastern stuff from last fall up until now
Replies: 7
Views: 2829

Re: Some good southeastern stuff from last fall up until now

Awesome report! I would love to find a timber den like that with the babies coming out.
by PrimitiveTim
May 14th, 2014, 9:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Orlando this week
Replies: 2
Views: 574

Re: Orlando this week

What are the exact dates? I'm straight east of Orlando about an hour. I could give you advice but I'm pretty busy so I'm not sure I'd be able to meet up. Send me a PM.
by PrimitiveTim
May 14th, 2014, 7:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ANF Trip Species List (If you went, report in here!)
Replies: 48
Views: 5703

Re: ANF Trip Species List (If you went, report in here!)

Did a quick search and didn't see brown water snake listed. Here's one that I found. https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1.0-9/10320361_303605136462708_8141687994407317198_n.jpg Also, not really sure what kind of box turtle this is. Only know it's a tiny little bity baby one. Is it jus...
by PrimitiveTim
May 14th, 2014, 6:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pics from Kayaking Trips in Florida
Replies: 14
Views: 3339

Re: Pics from Kayaking Trips in Florida

Silver River is one of my favorite paddling rivers in the state. Lots of snakes, turtles and alligators. Also rhesus macaques live out there. The whole river is just really impressive. The clear water allows you to see what's going on below you too. If you want pictures from the area just ask.
by PrimitiveTim
May 14th, 2014, 6:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Moving to Brevard County, Florida!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1159

Re: Moving to Brevard County, Florida!!!

I live in Brevard County! I haven't met a lot of herpers around here. This is a long county so what part are you gonna be at? I live in North Brevard up in Mims.