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by ugh
September 18th, 2012, 2:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Timber Rattlesnakes and Forest Succession
Replies: 111
Views: 38684

Re: Spring Timber Rattlesnakes and Forest Succession

Since you are now evidently opting to revisit such places( as per photos seen in your recent ne chapter post), how about a follow up to your post railing against the selective opening of the canopy in a couple spots? I for one am curious at this point, probably not the only one either....You know, p...
by ugh
September 18th, 2012, 10:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Labor Day weeked: Timbers, Neonate coppers and a lucky rat
Replies: 18
Views: 2965

Re: Labor Day weeked: Timbers, Neonate coppers and a lucky r

That looks like a dead sapling in a pic or two you posted; I guess that's your brother photo'ing a snake or two there...? Since you are now evidently opting to revisit such places, how about a follow up to your post railing against the opening of the canopy in a couple spots? I for one am curious at...
by ugh
September 2nd, 2012, 1:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fbook Rant
Replies: 6
Views: 1988

Re: Fbook Rant

Chris I'm not trying to put you on the spot here at all but I have to ask one question- why are you protecting this guy's identity? Would he not throw your ass under the bus if need be,to save his own neck? I mean what makes you think he won't be out there doing this again? Maybe the rest of us shou...
by ugh
July 17th, 2012, 3:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA Western MD trip results *pics added*
Replies: 48
Views: 8753

Re: NAFHA Western MD trip results *pics added*

.... Those with much smaller range, compared to the previous data, can have their respective habitats protected, at least those on lands owned or leased by the state. At least that's the plan. Again, any examples you could point out to boost the credibilty of this 'plan'? How about any other than t...
by ugh
June 19th, 2012, 3:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA Western MD trip results *pics added*
Replies: 48
Views: 8753

Re: NAFHA Western MD trip results *pics added*

So it sounds like you guys patched things up since he called you a retard on here huh? :lol:
Thanks for your input but I was trying to carry on a civil discussion here very relevant to the topic-these are things you volunteers ought to be asking anyway- take care.
by ugh
June 19th, 2012, 2:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA Western MD trip results *pics added*
Replies: 48
Views: 8753

Re: NAFHA Western MD trip results *pics added*

.... Those with much smaller range, compared to the previous data, can have their respective habitats protected, at least those on lands owned or leased by the state. At least that's the plan. Sounds good doesn't it? :lol: 'The plan' according to whom? Any idea why most any herpers-biologists too f...
by ugh
June 18th, 2012, 3:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA Western MD trip results *pics added*
Replies: 48
Views: 8753

Re: NAFHA Western MD trip results *pics added*

Speaking of this project what's being down with these records/data submitted? By the state,that is- anything? Do they have any actual past examples to point to as to what can be accomplished by submitting one's data?
by ugh
June 14th, 2012, 4:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What a load of bull, er gopher
Replies: 25
Views: 3143

Re: What a load of bull, er gopher

What a monster- beautiful specimen, was actually a little less fiery than some I have seen once they're confronted, let alone handled.

Was the side he was released on, the side it was initially seen moving towards?
by ugh
June 14th, 2012, 4:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Blue Hills rattlesnakes article
Replies: 21
Views: 3419

Re: Blue Hills rattlesnakes article

Jesus quit frickin pussyin' out on these guys Pete :x
by ugh
June 11th, 2012, 4:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Blue Hills rattlesnakes article
Replies: 21
Views: 3419

Re: Blue Hills rattlesnakes article

John Vanek wrote:Fairly sure he was referring to the opinion of "helping," not the veracity of the "facts" presented.
Well we all know what assuming can do ;)
Just going by what he quoted, but thanks. :thumb:
by ugh
June 10th, 2012, 6:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Blue Hills rattlesnakes article
Replies: 21
Views: 3419

Re: Blue Hills rattlesnakes article

incuhead2000 wrote:
pete wrote:copperheads are uncommon there and in decline as well. it is the northernmost population and disjunct. at least a 100 miles to the closest population. don't see the deal for trying to help.
That's cool I respect your opinion.
Those look like facts actually.
by ugh
May 20th, 2012, 3:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Female Eastern North Fl.
Replies: 31
Views: 4100

Re: Female Eastern North Fl.

Whenever possible just move the snake, in as straight a 'line' as possible in the direction it was moving, to the nearest area out of harm's way(preferably out of the landowner's eyesite) and chances are the landowner would have never seen it again. Moving it anywhere else or in any other direction ...
by ugh
May 15th, 2012, 5:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northeast Member Biographies
Replies: 197
Views: 44816

Re: Northeast Member Biographies

Heard lots about you Rosemary-all good things- and that you've had a real tough stretch of bad luck!
Not surprised to hear a little herping helped you feel better. I'll go out on a limb and say I speak for everyone here that we all want you to come out on top so please hang tough! 8-) :thumb:
by ugh
May 12th, 2012, 3:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Major personal goal achieved
Replies: 33
Views: 4432

Re: Major personal goal achieved

okay, the second most :lol:
by ugh
May 11th, 2012, 6:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Major personal goal achieved
Replies: 33
Views: 4432

Re: Major personal goal achieved

This thread's hysterical
BUT I'm still trying to figure out whether he's just talkin' shit about rolling the snake down the hill..........or is really the most immature dick on the planet :lol:
by ugh
May 10th, 2012, 6:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Any NY herpers wanna meet up
Replies: 19
Views: 3854

Re: Any NY herpers wanna meet up

PTP!
Dude if you'r goin' I just wanna know how many painteds you can promise us. This trip is gonna be the BEST one yet..... :thumb:
by ugh
May 7th, 2012, 2:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Any NY herpers wanna meet up
Replies: 19
Views: 3854

Re: Any NY herpers wanna meet up

I'm feelin' an epic NE chapter gang field trip a-brewin'......NY style 8-)
by ugh
May 2nd, 2012, 3:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wood Turtles
Replies: 16
Views: 2395

Re: Wood Turtles

A wise choice,it's erring on the side of caution anyway. Besides the point-it's their call, which you heeded. To be fair, I am quite surprised you Vanek(or anyone really) would make such a post, without getting their ok to begin with.... :? A puzzler, but really a no-brainer in my humble opinion.
by ugh
May 2nd, 2012, 5:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Very important (to me) Copperhead find
Replies: 10
Views: 2011

Re: Very important (to me) Copperhead find

What a great story, the ultimate depiction of ecological relation/impact right down to an individual level, both human and snake. automatically thought of all the times people (probably more on this frickin' forum than anywhere else! self-proclaimed herpers- sad but true huh?) say I'm overly paranoi...
by ugh
April 22nd, 2012, 6:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Python Reticulatus - Terengganu, Malaysia
Replies: 2
Views: 907

Re: Python Reticulatus - Terengganu, Malaysia

Beautiful.....Probably can rule out the possibility that the driver didn't see it :?
by ugh
March 30th, 2012, 3:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Living with Aspergers
Replies: 26
Views: 2073

Re: Living with Aspergers

Justin I was funnin' with you, some of us have warped senses of humor.
Varek-bite me :lol:
by ugh
March 30th, 2012, 5:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Living with Aspergers
Replies: 26
Views: 2073

Re: Living with Aspergers

Sounds to me like you need more prayer.And/or discipline. J/K, LOL Seriously, that's awfully personal stuff to be throwin' out there. What have you heard from professionals about similarities betw. your disease/disorder/etc., and OCD('obsessive compulsive disorder)? Sound kinda similar... Remember J...
by ugh
March 26th, 2012, 9:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hognose Hunt 2012!
Replies: 25
Views: 3460

Re: Hognose Hunt 2012!

So I think some questions are fair and relevant here as I don’t know the study area from personal experience: Who’s funding the project? Univ. of Hartford, Dr. Wasko himself, -? This regional decline of the species- how long of a span of time are we talking about- over how many years? Maybe I’m out ...
by ugh
March 24th, 2012, 3:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hognose Hunt 2012!
Replies: 25
Views: 3460

Re: Hognose Hunt 2012!

Ah more scholastic/academic exploitation-and/or an admittedly interesting and fun job! Depends on how you look at it. Yes I missed the link to the older post but nevertheless glad I questioned it anyway. I know almost nothing's more important than such vital research-or is it. And my apologies if I ...
by ugh
March 23rd, 2012, 4:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hognose Hunt 2012!
Replies: 25
Views: 3460

Re: Hognose Hunt 2012!

Doubt you'll get much interest without saying what you plan on DOING with the little hoggies....
by ugh
March 23rd, 2012, 4:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: lodingi
Replies: 23
Views: 3165

Re: lodingi

SO awesome!
Would have really sucked to see that beauty DOR....Way to go saving it/lettin it live to see another day in the wilds of the gulf coast
:beer:
by ugh
March 21st, 2012, 5:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Timber Rattlesnakes and Forest Succession
Replies: 111
Views: 38684

Re: Spring Timber Rattlesnakes and Forest Succession

Thanks for your assumptions about everything as usual. I will be sure to write a report back to you when I return home to Maryland. Now I'm off to use all my books about herpetology along with my environmental science degree as TP since I clearly don't need them and have learned nothing from them. ...
by ugh
March 20th, 2012, 3:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Making Lemonade in New Mexico & Arizona - lots of pics
Replies: 60
Views: 29187

Re: Making Lemonade in New Mexico & Arizona - lots of pics

Interesting about the green=age observation in klauberi....Insane dark cerb too 8-)
I'd sooner let smokey die of thirst.
What a cool mom and frickin' sweet painting!
by ugh
March 20th, 2012, 2:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Timber Rattlesnakes and Forest Succession
Replies: 111
Views: 38684

Re: Spring Timber Rattlesnakes and Forest Succession

First of all you never answered my question about the myriad endangered species hosting/nesting in those supposedly rare young birch and maple trees. Still waiting on that. Second, I'm not about maintaining some persona, or whatever-I figured it was worth trying to extend an olive branch of sorts to...
by ugh
March 18th, 2012, 6:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring arrives in Boston! Pics added
Replies: 15
Views: 1972

Re: Spring arrives in Boston!

Lol nice locality discretion :lol:
by ugh
March 18th, 2012, 6:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Timber Rattlesnakes and Forest Succession
Replies: 111
Views: 38684

Re: Spring Timber Rattlesnakes and Forest Succession

You ‘don’t condone anyone doing this’,tonging rattlers- but you do it yourself all the time? :? ….Ok fine, we know-you and your bro enjoy tonging rattlers. But what does this remotely have to do with your post here? But while on this topic-for the record I 've spoken to several MD state employees-at...
by ugh
March 18th, 2012, 3:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snakes are out. Be careful you may never see it.
Replies: 8
Views: 1668

Re: Snakes are out. Be careful you may never see it.

withalligators wrote:I don't see any barley either
It's a st. patrick's day joke don't you get it? :lol:
by ugh
March 17th, 2012, 2:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring arrives in Boston! Pics added
Replies: 15
Views: 1972

Re: Spring arrives in Boston!

Aww man whatever you're just braggin again 'PAINTEDTURTLEPETE'
:lol:
by ugh
March 15th, 2012, 1:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The PPA is asking for 10 minutes to help Pinesnakes
Replies: 21
Views: 4365

Re: The PPA is asking for 10 minutes to help Pinesnakes

Brick I've been trying to find out more about this.While I'm awaiting some callbacks.... Do you know, is this an already disturbed area that they will commence mining on, or will they be clearing/breaking ground on a whole new lot of land? I've seen vertical drilling/mining in other sandy areas of t...
by ugh
March 12th, 2012, 6:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-up
Replies: 84
Views: 29579

Re: World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-up

Let me add that Eby you strike me as one of the more intelligent blokes on this forum so your comments had an element of surprise to me as well.... Also the choice in these folks' beer already had me holding them in disdain..... Coors and Miller lite both SUCK ass frankly so I never did buy that shi...
by ugh
March 12th, 2012, 6:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-up
Replies: 84
Views: 29579

Re: World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-up

Good to see some real thoughtful discussion going on here one of the ultimate nemisis of us here..... What changes have taken place in Claxton this year CANNOT be overstated. I believe/hope it will be looked back upon as a watershed moment re:roundups and hopefully a positive domino effect to these ...
by ugh
March 10th, 2012, 5:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Show your migration
Replies: 43
Views: 3981

Re: Show your migration

That funky spotted looks like a pigment anomoly, e.g. 'piebald' etc.... Was this ruled out, if so why Kyle?
by ugh
March 3rd, 2012, 4:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: An early north jersey crossing
Replies: 3
Views: 494

Re: An early north jersey crossing

Nice.....Just curious, do you know how long since the species had been documented there?
by ugh
February 25th, 2012, 4:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Back to Jersey
Replies: 7
Views: 1382

Re: Back to Jersey

I don't know Nick- but some of you here do and have been in the field with him. And Nick, being from the land of catenatus, blandingi, ,etc. probably can appreciate a local's concern for specialized/threatened native herps so I'm guessing there's no need to explain being wary of an open invitation o...
by ugh
February 25th, 2012, 11:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Back to Jersey
Replies: 7
Views: 1382

Re: Back to Jersey

Let's use some discretion Gary-I suspect you will.... Hell better yet no harm in letting Nick find some spots of his own eh? Any herper 'worth his salt' gets this- Is making a friend-maybe,at best- more valuable than respecting/protecting that which he's trying to find? Dos he cast blanket internet ...
by ugh
February 25th, 2012, 10:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: King Cobras and Catsnakes - Indian Herping
Replies: 44
Views: 9769

Re: King Cobras and Catsnakes - Indian Herping

Some of the best Ophiophagus pics I can recall ever seeing here,the in-situs. I imagine that's a really impressive snake to be in the presence of.
by ugh
February 20th, 2012, 5:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timbers
Replies: 60
Views: 17085

Re: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timb

Ok ok I'll give you a teaser-collecting a pair of adult pine snakes from the wild ISN'T on the list.
That's all you get.
:lol:
by ugh
February 19th, 2012, 10:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timbers
Replies: 60
Views: 17085

Re: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timb

Phil good luck to you and your partner. The 30-odd hatchlings and two adult pine snakes that you and your partner have removed/ otherwise prevented from contributing to the local pine snake population are testament to yours and your partner’s commitment and dedication to ensuring this species’ survi...
by ugh
February 19th, 2012, 4:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timbers
Replies: 60
Views: 17085

Re: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timb

Phil I can't tell whether you're a godawful communicator-I mean really bad- or just a polished bullsh!tter worthy of an elected public office........ I suspect the latter.

Just felt like throwing that out there; If I feel like it I'll get back to you and your dodgy reply later.
:thumb:
by ugh
February 19th, 2012, 2:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timbers
Replies: 60
Views: 17085

Re: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timb

Ok radio telemetry may not be possible in this case, so forget about it. Is that the only way you thought you’d be able to do something on behalf of this species? What else did you have planned when you opted to bag a couple of pines? Anything? Yes I think most of us knew about many country folk tak...
by ugh
February 19th, 2012, 7:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timbers
Replies: 60
Views: 17085

Re: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timb

Phil, one more question-you make it sound like it’s all-out war, full time carnage on snakes in your neck of the woods- aren’t you guys talking to all these locals, surely you’d change a mind or two along the way, no? Come on what are you guys doin’ down there,what’s going on….I know these folk don'...
by ugh
February 19th, 2012, 6:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timbers
Replies: 60
Views: 17085

Re: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timb

ugh, To answer your last question first, no, we have never sold any of our CB native snakes nor would we ever. We have no interest in commercializing our native wildlife. I don't mean to come off as arrogant, but quite frankly I'm doing just fine financially thank you, and have no need to supplemen...
by ugh
February 18th, 2012, 5:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timbers
Replies: 60
Views: 17085

Re: Some more from Kentucky - mostly snakes, especially timb

Terry, Lots of things going on with your questions. First off, clutch size in Jersey pines is not necessarily the same as that in Kentucky pines. Individual snakes will vary as well. As an analogy, I have hatched out a fair number of Florida corn snakes. From my experience the clutch size is high (...
by ugh
February 10th, 2012, 6:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hot Stove Herping Part Three
Replies: 43
Views: 4958

Re: Hot Stove Herping Part Three

Mike Pingleton wrote:
Image
Awesome shot
by ugh
February 10th, 2012, 3:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hot Stove Herping Part Three
Replies: 43
Views: 4958

Re: Hot Stove Herping Part Three

Wow how close were you to that moose,what's the story there?
Greats shots,like the unsung rattler species and beefy garter.Yeh winter's finally here in ernest :?