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by lateralis
October 24th, 2012, 9:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: RFI: Belize
Replies: 32
Views: 6405

Re: RFI: Belize

Hey Gerry, yep asper, I should'nt be posting on the forum at work (I have an atrox on the wall in front of me) lol...I recieved a nudge from Juan to chk this post and just hit it real quick but after reading your response I see what you mean :beer: I also saw quite a few Sibon annulata with those Ca...
by lateralis
October 23rd, 2012, 11:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: RFI: Belize
Replies: 32
Views: 6405

Re: RFI: Belize

Im alittle late to the party but lets see here.... Time to go: Summer/Fall are the best times for adults and neonates. Rainly season is a good time for adults and amphibians, Fall seems to be when the neonates are most encountered. All 9 of my trips have been during this time frame and I have never ...
by lateralis
October 2nd, 2012, 9:30 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Mussuranas amongst us
Replies: 22
Views: 4870

Re: Mussuranas amongst us

so im thinkin she's basically a "chicken snake" : }
...just like her papa lol....The two I hatched out were similar, one with ring, the other without.
by lateralis
October 1st, 2012, 4:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hydrophis donaldi - news
Replies: 65
Views: 11108

Re: Hydrophis donaldi screw those silly snakes lets talk Jag

LOL, since your post got jacked Bryan lets keep it going on Jags, I stopped reading Indigos, glos, whatever posts a while ago...but this did catch my eye And I explained (and offered evidence) why the total number killed by a conservation agency was only one. There have been too many jaguars killed ...
by lateralis
September 27th, 2012, 9:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best time to herp Arizona?
Replies: 61
Views: 9631

Re: Best time to herp Arizona?

Oh dear, I've gone an created a dang international incident on the black forum :twisted: :twisted: Je n'ai rien contre les Européens Peter. Un de mes meilleurs amis est de Hannut. Je me moquais des gars de A à Z, je suppose que c'est l'effet inverse. Santé Latitude Kris, likewise, we'll get caught u...
by lateralis
September 27th, 2012, 12:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best time to herp Arizona?
Replies: 61
Views: 9631

Re: Best time to herp Arizona?

You’re right….you did not accuse him of poaching. That portion of my post was more in reference to the link posted advertising the C. w. willardi for sale. Sorry for not making that clear. Kris, we have spoken in the past while herping other "sacred" spots (I choose to use the word sacred, instead ...
by lateralis
September 26th, 2012, 12:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best time to herp Arizona?
Replies: 61
Views: 9631

Re: Best time to herp Arizona?

hmmmm, we are afraid of showing our fellow countrymen around, yet we will plug the Euro crowd in to the good spots so they can do the following...

http://www.venomland.net/t6192-c-w-willardi

:thumb:
by lateralis
June 18th, 2012, 10:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A question and a story (kind of long).
Replies: 17
Views: 1967

Re: A question and a story (kind of long).

If this story is factual, a phone call to park headquarters should have been made and a meeting with the warden in question, as well as his supervisor, requested.

This type of thing should not be tolerated in our NP's. Ever...
by lateralis
June 2nd, 2012, 8:09 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: First regurgitation now violent tremors and coils...
Replies: 24
Views: 4661

Re: First regurgitation now violent tremors and coils...

...I dont think Chlorine was your issue, and would keep a close eye on things from a shed to shed cycle. Crypto may not be supernatural but the Oocytes are almost as tough as Tardigrades...and those wee beasties are as tough as they come.
by lateralis
May 26th, 2012, 2:01 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: First regurgitation now violent tremors and coils...
Replies: 24
Views: 4661

Re: First regurgitation now violent tremors and coils...

good addition on the rinsing aspect for ammonia Gerry; I tend to assume people would know these things... Yeah. As they say in farming, "Where there's livestock, there's deadstock." Just as true and more so in nature. ...and like the livestock industry there are those who simply "pass the buck" inst...
by lateralis
May 24th, 2012, 10:58 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: First regurgitation now violent tremors and coils...
Replies: 24
Views: 4661

Re: First regurgitation now violent tremors and coils...

unless the animal was in advanced stages of the infection, I would say crypto is unlikely. 1. Was the puked mus within 48-72 hrs of feeding? 2. Did it smell putrid beyond belief? 3. Is the stomach or intestinal tract distended or bloated looking? 4. Is this the first time it has puked? The above are...
by lateralis
May 18th, 2012, 9:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Marin County Tuesday
Replies: 2
Views: 638

Re: Marin County Tuesday

Use to climb Split Rock for hours back in my 20's, found a fair amount of gophers and such around the meadow but it is over developed now if I recall...nice to see the place is still around.
ciao
Lat
by lateralis
March 7th, 2012, 6:19 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: S.I.M Suspension incubation method...for reptile eggs.
Replies: 22
Views: 4554

Re: S.I.M Suspension incubation method...for reptile eggs.

I have used a similar setup to hatch out all manner of eggs, though I copy Bill Applegates design alittle bit more and suspend eggs on aquarium filter batting. I would think something like Squamata has would be very easy to duplicate with a quick trip to Home Deport. The grating for flourescent ligh...
by lateralis
February 22nd, 2012, 12:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Use of small streams by spiny softshells
Replies: 46
Views: 3283

Re: Use of small streams by spiny softshells

... mebbe ... sounds 2 me like ewe n the 1 other hobbyist in the salton sink ... gots some splain'n 2 do mister ... heehee ...


...o.k. at the SEAL base along the Coachella Canal we used to have turtle races, does that work? :crazyeyes:
by lateralis
February 21st, 2012, 9:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Use of small streams by spiny softshells
Replies: 46
Views: 3283

Re: Use of small streams by spiny softshells

...the SS is an adaptive little bastard,they are doing quite well in the Salton Sink and the Whitewater River/Coachella Valley Stormwater Channel as well as the many agricultural drains that dump into the Sea. They are also quite common in the All American Canal and East Highland Canal and other par...
by lateralis
December 25th, 2011, 6:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Couple questions regarding Coral snakes....
Replies: 6
Views: 1430

Re: Couple questions regarding Coral snakes....

M.d.diastema Tourist Bus kill... Mixed agricultural/secondary forest Cayo District, Belize. One very dominant male did the little fella some damage....though they were just slightly different in size overall upon necropsy... http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g282/warner_04/DSC00381.jpg http://i59.ph...
by lateralis
December 7th, 2011, 6:22 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Hatchling terciopelo not eating!!! Help!
Replies: 20
Views: 5212

Re: Hatchling terciopelo not eating!!! Help!

...as was said before, if they are just a month out from mom I wouldnt worry too much, if they are getting keel backed thats another issue. I have spent some time with Tommygoff's in the wild, from what I saw the babies typically took frogs as their first meal at least in central Belize. I suspect d...
by lateralis
December 3rd, 2011, 10:47 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: A few babies from some of this years various projects...
Replies: 4
Views: 1330

Re: A few babies from some of this years various projects...

Thanks guys, glad you like em. Sigs are fine weapons, there are other quality makes as well but for me I have been very pleased with both the accuracy and overall fit and finish. I've had Berettas, Colts, SW, etc...but I have to say this Sig has been one of the best if not the best piece I have owne...
by lateralis
November 30th, 2011, 10:18 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: A few babies from some of this years various projects...
Replies: 4
Views: 1330

A few babies from some of this years various projects...

Enjoy! C.maculata http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g282/warner_04/DSC_0026-1.jpg S.triaspis, Patagonia Mtns locale http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g282/warner_04/DSC00262.jpg B.subocularis, Texas http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g282/warner_04/DSC_0026.jpg B.c.longicauda, Tumbes Peru http://i59....
by lateralis
October 24th, 2011, 5:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Very strange!
Replies: 11
Views: 2921

Re: Very strange!

I dunno about CR Bothrops, but in BZ the buggers dont breed until they are around 3' at least, and that would be a young snake to boot. The explanation is either parthenogenisis or it was bred prior to capture and just completed the process when conditions were right (size, food, right music?)... He...
by lateralis
October 21st, 2011, 6:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: from a rookie to the experts
Replies: 9
Views: 1037

Re: from a rookie to the experts

http://www.mexico-herps.com/
...I assume that you are talking about the animals you are finding in MX?

Mebbe we need a nice reference page for NA,CA, and SA reptiles? Or a page with links to a decent array of websites?
by lateralis
September 26th, 2011, 6:08 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Nice little longicauda from this year...
Replies: 9
Views: 2083

Re: Nice little longicauda from this year...

Very nice indeed, the ones I held back look similar to your girl, I'l l have to post a picture of them. They are really great snakes to work with and they dont turn into monsters which is a bonus. CHeers Lat p.S. anyone else feel free to share pics of your longicauda, I'd love to see what else peopl...
by lateralis
September 26th, 2011, 12:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help for Herp Project in Peruvian Amazon
Replies: 18
Views: 7768

Re: Help for Herp Project in Peruvian Amazon

I say we all put together a good ole fashion Barn Raising party and head down to raise up a Serpentarium...between the lot of us we could probably get something substantial going...I know some folks doing a park in Belize, maybe they would be interested in helping out? Definitely get your facility t...
by lateralis
September 26th, 2011, 11:54 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Pro Exotics fire
Replies: 7
Views: 1818

Re: Pro Exotics fire

Geez that is horrific those poor poor animals, what a horrible way to die. :(
by lateralis
September 26th, 2011, 11:52 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Breeding Sistrurus m. streckeri
Replies: 4
Views: 1379

Re: Breeding Sistrurus m. streckeri

Nice little snakes, I always loved the pastel gray/purple color on those guys. The first time I ever got hit by a hot snake it was a pyg down in SoFl when I was 10, ouch!
by lateralis
September 25th, 2011, 8:16 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Nice little longicauda from this year...
Replies: 9
Views: 2083

Re: Nice little longicauda from this year...

http://gallery.pethobbyist.com/thumbimage.php?imgfile=12450Richard.JPG Little Richard by lateralis The father is above, here is the mom when she was gravid this past winter, I have some that I held back from her first litter that look like the dad. http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g282/warner_04/D...
by lateralis
September 25th, 2011, 11:44 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Nice little longicauda from this year...
Replies: 9
Views: 2083

Re: Nice little longicauda from this year...

Thanks Paul, Justin, nope longicauda stay fairly compact, my adults are around 5-6'. Nowhere near as large as the one in your photo. I like the smaller animals myself and these are the only types of boas I keep, but I was especially drawn to the unusual color change they go through as they mature an...
by lateralis
September 23rd, 2011, 8:08 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Nice little longicauda from this year...
Replies: 9
Views: 2083

Re: Nice little longicauda from this year...

Thanks mate, I actually meant to ad a bit of back story on her but my wife came in and demanded action be taken on something else so I just hit post jajaja So, now that the CB forum is going again, I meant to show these guys and gals off to the masses. She is the offspring of two unrelated longicaud...
by lateralis
September 22nd, 2011, 6:30 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Nice little longicauda from this year...
Replies: 9
Views: 2083

Nice little longicauda from this year...

Not too often seen...enjoy
Image
by lateralis
August 25th, 2011, 11:57 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Early hatching in Senticolis and Rosaliae
Replies: 16
Views: 4628

Re: Early hatching in Senticolis and Rosaliae

My greens popped out at 74 days this year. The rosys are still cooking though.

Nice looking snakes!

cheers
Lat
by lateralis
May 16th, 2011, 8:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Baja California - Spring 2011
Replies: 28
Views: 4723

Re: Baja California - Spring 2011

Very nice indeed, my last foray into Baja included "stuck" to the tune of about 18 hours but it was worth every second! Great photos and story, nice to hear the pros in Dover are back in control...

Cheers
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by lateralis
April 4th, 2011, 9:22 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Whos using the new SST 12/50 from Tiburon, or Avet Pro EXW..
Replies: 2
Views: 2867

Re: Whos using the new SST 12/50 from Tiburon, or Avet Pro E

Not to bloody many it would appear LOL....
by lateralis
April 2nd, 2011, 8:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Game 9-What is it?
Replies: 27
Views: 2277

Re: Game 9-What is it?

Simi Valley? San Fernando hills in back ground?
by lateralis
March 30th, 2011, 12:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nevada Rosy Boa...It's official!
Replies: 249
Views: 41049

Re: Nevada Rosy Boa...It's official!

There has been a lot of traffic in the Scotty's Castle area, I would think a specimen would have turned up (at least a DOR) by now. Jeremiah, try on the west side of the park, that is where I found the one I told you about some years ago. Its on record with CDFG. UofA has my Leptotyphlops from an A...
by lateralis
February 16th, 2011, 12:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The worst thing thats happend to you while herping
Replies: 215
Views: 21982

Re: The worst thing thats happend to you while herping

Reading this in the newspaper about Zoo Atlanta... "The zoo pays China a $500,000-per-year lease to display the pandas." Im sorry, did they say they lease the pandas, or the right to display them? No wonder this country is so screwed up LOL...
by lateralis
January 19th, 2011, 7:37 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Whos using the new SST 12/50 from Tiburon, or Avet Pro EXW..
Replies: 2
Views: 2867

Whos using the new SST 12/50 from Tiburon, or Avet Pro EXW..

Glad to see this forum was kept up since the Great Calamity! Some very nice fish being posted and that YF was superb, Ive never hit #400 of tuna but I have tangled with a few blue marlin and shark in that class and while some gave the devil, alot of them gave it up pretty quick. Not so with any tuna...
by lateralis
January 19th, 2011, 6:55 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Bucket mouth surface bait...
Replies: 3
Views: 2627

Re: Bucket mouth surface bait...

Whomever fed the duckling to the Arrawana should have their melon stomped on...drowning is not far behind burning to death when it comes to the pain and suffering angle. Those videos make me wonder...had Ted Bundy or Jeffy Dahmer (or name your :crazyeyes:) been able to post their initial animal kill...
by lateralis
November 18th, 2010, 6:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Leopard Frog (??)
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: Southern Leopard Frog (??)

Pretty sad huh..? :lol: :lol: LOL Actually I don't think I am in the top ten, believe it or not. Haven't seen you around much.. Interesting info thanks.. Its was weird, cause I had NEVER seen them there before, Sidewinders and Leopard Frogs who knew ?:lol: :lol: I figgered he would see the funny in...
by lateralis
November 17th, 2010, 7:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Leopard Frog (??)
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: Southern Leopard Frog (??)

Fundad those Rios/SLFs most likely use the inflow from Valley Sanitary, and again in Coachella, in the CVSC and then the remainder is just a matter of following urban slobber. They have colonized a large oasis area in a matter of about a year at one of my project sites in the middle of BFE desert af...
by lateralis
October 21st, 2010, 7:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HEXARMOR Gloves...... any negative experiences...I got one!
Replies: 25
Views: 5768

Re: HEXARMOR Gloves...... any negative experiences...I got o

What is interesting to me is that with the snakes I have handled with them, the snakes rarely bite the glove (blocking heat signature and scent?). I noticed this with adult Boas down in BZ...fresh catches would bite once or twice but quickly "spit" out the glove and then stop striking at it altoget...
by lateralis
October 2nd, 2010, 7:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mexico, Winter '09
Replies: 8
Views: 2230

Re: Mexico, Winter '09

Dude that Permit is a WHALE! ;)
by lateralis
September 6th, 2010, 11:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Unruly Many-Banded Baby Krait
Replies: 9
Views: 5586

Re: Unruly Many-Banded Baby Krait

Thanks for taking the time to post that fellow, indeed after hearing from one of Joe's companions about that ill fated trip it was evident those Kraits deserve a major amount of respect. Pity it was mistaken for some type of Lycodon...he was a cool cat.
by lateralis
July 29th, 2010, 8:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SoCal Endangered species herping, part 3
Replies: 26
Views: 24394

Re: SoCal Endangered species herping, part 3

Nice description for sure, I counted 19.

Cheers
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by lateralis
June 12th, 2010, 10:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Your All-time Best Rattlesnake Shot!
Replies: 122
Views: 26551

Re: Your All-time Best Rattlesnake Shot!

Here are some photos I am fond of... http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g282/warner_04/DSC00741.jpg http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g282/warner_04/p2.jpg http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g282/warner_04/CopyofDSC03927.jpg http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g282/warner_04/DSC01388.jpg http://i59.phot...