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by jayder85
February 28th, 2013, 8:05 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Mystery Lampro Love
Replies: 25
Views: 6501

Re: Mystery Lampro Love

New Mexico Milks? That is just my guess.
by jayder85
February 23rd, 2013, 12:42 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Most expensive snake?
Replies: 11
Views: 8419

Re: Most expensive snake?

You can reserve a Palmetto Corn hatchling for a mere $4000.00. I would never spend this much on a snake, but it is a pretty cool snake in that only one or two generations from these hatchlings, the origional adult with this coloration was found in the wild, and as an adult to boot! https://cornsnake...
by jayder85
February 23rd, 2013, 12:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: An added “lunatic fringe” thread on an amphib rule
Replies: 14
Views: 2428

Re: An added “lunatic fringe” thread on an amphib rule

That was a very suprising thing to witness in light of the conditions! A colleague of mine wanted to set up a multi-species terrarium for some native Ambystomas. In it he had one maculatum, two jeffersonium and one barbouri. He decided to check on them one day and there was one maculatum and two Jef...
by jayder85
February 21st, 2013, 11:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Washed in the Blood 2012...
Replies: 57
Views: 12513

Re: Washed in the Blood 2012...

Been looking forward to another post from you and you didn't disappoint! Another awesome year and more great photos!
by jayder85
February 19th, 2013, 4:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2012 Rattlesnake Recap
Replies: 58
Views: 10538

Re: 2012 Rattlesnake Recap

A lot of great pics of some awesome animals! My personal favorite would have to be the Gilas popping their heads out from under the rock.
by jayder85
February 19th, 2013, 3:07 pm
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: More bad news on the bat front..............
Replies: 6
Views: 3330

Re: More bad news on the bat front..............

I liken WNS to Athlete's foot. Athlete's foot won't kill you, but it itches like the devil! WNS awakens hibernating bats by itching. They use up their fat reserves and die. It in fact can be treated with with what is essentualy Dr. Scholl's Athletes Foot treatment. But, like Andy said, treating anim...
by jayder85
February 19th, 2013, 11:19 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Sulawesi 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 6035

Re: Sulawesi 2009

Looks like an awesome trip man! I would love to venture to some places like that. In reference to your bats, the smaller bats are some form of Horseshoe Bat. Looking online there apparently is Sulawesi Horseshoe Bats (Rhinolophus celebensis). I am certain of the group (Horseshoes) but it may be a di...
by jayder85
February 18th, 2013, 3:19 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Some of my collection!
Replies: 24
Views: 3836

Re: Some of my collection!

Great collection of animals! They do all have their own personalities that is for sure. All of mine have a personality different from the next and even they they each have their moods. Over time one learns each one's quirks. Toads are great! They were probably the first herp that I ever kept and I s...
by jayder85
February 17th, 2013, 5:40 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: More bad news on the bat front..............
Replies: 6
Views: 3330

More bad news on the bat front..............

This is local news, but will have a direct impact on a national level. This news especially hit home for me, as Carter Caves State Park was where my career really began, and I have many fond childhood memories growing up there. The caves at this park holds what is most likely the largest hibernating...
by jayder85
February 13th, 2013, 12:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Beautiful Snake! (ID needed)
Replies: 8
Views: 2676

Re: Beautiful Snake! (ID needed)

Apexpredator wrote:Looks like one of Chrysopelea species. AKA Paradise Tree Snake or Flying Snakes. Absolutely gorgeous.
I know very little about this group of snakes but I am in agreement. One of the two above mentioned.
by jayder85
February 9th, 2013, 3:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Turtle ID?
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Turtle ID?

I am not a turtle guy. I can ID species here in KY (there aren't that many) but when I lived in MS I photographed this turtle in 2008. I was going through old photos and found this. Was wandering if someone could ID it for me. http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h328/jayder85/IMG_4468_zps8ccb0c7b.jpg
by jayder85
February 9th, 2013, 3:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What would you do?
Replies: 32
Views: 3457

Re: What would you do?

You know, I can see everyone's points here. Personally, I don't think that i could do it. But at the same time, there have been multiple shows that i think have been of utmost value. Mark O'Shea and Jeff Corwin both immediately come to mind and I think there needs to be more out there in the realm o...
by jayder85
January 28th, 2013, 1:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Timber (Only because Barry won't leave me alone)
Replies: 10
Views: 1794

Re: Timber (Only because Barry won't leave me alone)

Thats pretty freakin' sweet!
by jayder85
January 21st, 2013, 5:53 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: RodentPro raised their prices?
Replies: 16
Views: 2222

Re: RodentPro raised their prices?

I use Mice Direct... $$$ for shipping though Just my experience with Mice Direct. When ordering smaller rodents they weren't really consistant in size. I bought a bag of hoppers and a bag of fuzzies and both seemed to have many of both sizes in each bag. If I pay for hoppers I want hoppers, not hop...
by jayder85
January 17th, 2013, 7:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of Year Post- Eastern Kentucky/SW Virginia 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2558

Re: End of Year Post- Eastern Kentucky/SW Virginia 2012

Thank you everyone! There are an abundance of herps to be found in these mountains. As a kid I used to get a little bored finding the same stuff, but the older I got I realized how fortunate I was to be able to live in the midst of this huge diversity of species. The Appalachians are home to a more ...
by jayder85
January 7th, 2013, 6:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Winter Weekend in Apalachicola National Forest
Replies: 13
Views: 1640

Re: Winter Weekend in Apalachicola National Forest

Great Ornates! And I always enjoy the talpodiums with their over sized heads.
by jayder85
January 1st, 2013, 5:39 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Coywolves
Replies: 6
Views: 2924

Re: Coywolves

Thats awesome! There is an article I read the other day and I may be able to find it again about the increase of coywolves near the Great Lakes. Neat stuff!
by jayder85
January 1st, 2013, 5:28 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Arachnids of 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 3456

Re: Arachnids of 2012

Give me some info about the Red Widow. I am not a big spider person either. Same genus as Black? Similar in venom toxicity? Do they share the same basic range?
by jayder85
January 1st, 2013, 5:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tree Frog ID
Replies: 4
Views: 1152

Re: Tree Frog ID

Yep Squirrel Treefrog!
by jayder85
December 27th, 2012, 6:05 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Some summertime blackhead fun!
Replies: 6
Views: 1587

Re: Some summertime blackhead fun!

WOW! Thats about all I can say! You have beautiful animals. I hope I can work with this species one day.
by jayder85
December 18th, 2012, 3:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of Year Post- Eastern Kentucky/SW Virginia 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2558

Re: End of Year Post- Eastern Kentucky/SW Virginia 2012

Thanks Phil! Your photos and finds are humbling to say the least!
by jayder85
December 18th, 2012, 4:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of Year Post- Eastern Kentucky/SW Virginia 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2558

Re: End of Year Post- Eastern Kentucky/SW Virginia 2012

Thanks everyone! I am very fortunate to live in what I believe is one of the best locations in the US for a diverse population of salamanders. Also very fortunate to live in the midst of the largest Elk herd east of the Mississippi. Come on out Todd and I will show you some!
by jayder85
December 17th, 2012, 1:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of Year Post- Eastern Kentucky/SW Virginia 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2558

End of Year Post- Eastern Kentucky/SW Virginia 2012

Wow! I didn't realize how long it had been since I have had time to post on here. Better late than never! Overall it was a pretty good year despite work preventing me from getting in the field very much (a New Years Resolution will fix that for 2013). But I was able to see some animals and get some ...
by jayder85
December 17th, 2012, 12:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of year 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1280

Re: End of year 2012

Great post Todd! Glad it was a good year for ya.
by jayder85
October 28th, 2012, 10:35 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: All 30 are still going great!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 2188

Re: All 30 are still going great!!!

Those are freaking awesome! I have always enjoyed Chameleons, just never been fortunate enough to keep them.
by jayder85
October 28th, 2012, 10:25 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Wood pellets?
Replies: 15
Views: 3709

Re: Wood pellets?

We have a compost pile as well and everything uneaten (both from my animals and from us) goes into it. Really handy for the garden!
by jayder85
October 23rd, 2012, 2:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpers in Orlando?
Replies: 2
Views: 895

Herpers in Orlando?

How many of you guys live in and herp the Orlando area? My wife and I will be there for a week in March while she does stuff for med school. I would love to take the camera along and get in some herping while she is doing her thing!
by jayder85
October 22nd, 2012, 5:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Frog ID Help
Replies: 3
Views: 1060

Re: Frog ID Help

Acris are some cool little frogs!
by jayder85
October 22nd, 2012, 5:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My buddy got bitten by a copperhead
Replies: 6
Views: 1865

Re: My buddy got bitten by a copperhead

dery wrote:
jayder85 wrote:Those are just skeeter bites!
:lol: nice!!!!
I just couldn't help myself :D
by jayder85
October 22nd, 2012, 5:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My buddy got bitten by a copperhead
Replies: 6
Views: 1865

Re: My buddy got bitten by a copperhead

In all seriousness, I am glad that your buddy is okay. It could have been much worse than it turned out.
by jayder85
October 19th, 2012, 10:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My buddy got bitten by a copperhead
Replies: 6
Views: 1865

Re: My buddy got bitten by a copperhead

Those are just skeeter bites!
by jayder85
October 17th, 2012, 6:05 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Scarlet King eggs
Replies: 99
Views: 44939

Re: Scarlet King eggs

Do you think that the slow growth would have anything to do with limited nutrition from the mouse tails and not being able to take a whole animal?
by jayder85
October 16th, 2012, 12:30 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Scarlet King eggs
Replies: 99
Views: 44939

Re: Scarlet King eggs

Looking good!
by jayder85
October 16th, 2012, 12:30 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Craft Store Plants
Replies: 13
Views: 3750

Re: Craft Store Plants

Those enclosures look great Bill! Will try the old fashioneds testers when I go to look at fake greenery. I am looking to make my enclosures to look like mountain oak, pine and hemlock forests because that is what we have at the park where I work and all the animals on display are natives.
by jayder85
September 30th, 2012, 6:18 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Craft Store Plants
Replies: 13
Views: 3750

Craft Store Plants

Any of you guys use any of the plastic plants from the craft store for enclosure decorating? The plants "specifically" for enclosures at the local pet stores are so high I was wandering if I may be able to use the artificial plants from the local craft stores to do the same thing in my snake display...
by jayder85
September 30th, 2012, 5:39 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Brumating Macklot's Python?
Replies: 14
Views: 2767

Re: Brumating Macklot's Python?

Phil Peak has lots of experience with Macklots and breeds them every year as well. I would shoot him a PM and I am sure he would be able to tell you.
by jayder85
September 20th, 2012, 6:04 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Becoming a Chapter Member
Replies: 5
Views: 2651

Re: Becoming a Chapter Member

Yea I am on. Had it taken care of for some time now.
by jayder85
September 17th, 2012, 1:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Jan-Aug 2012 MEGA POST...with a little something special!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 4896

Re: Jan-Aug 2012 MEGA POST...with a little something special

Awesome post! I have to go with the Coral as my favorite! That is a tough one to beat!
by jayder85
September 16th, 2012, 5:15 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Finally added an Indigo to the collection
Replies: 14
Views: 3174

Re: Finally added an Indigo to the collection

That is sweet! They are definately on my bucket list as far as my collection goes. What kind of red tape does one need to go through to get one?
by jayder85
September 11th, 2012, 11:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Grab-U-One - on balance is this good or bad?
Replies: 20
Views: 5662

Re: Grab-U-One - on balance is this good or bad?

I am still in complete agreement with what I posted previously. And like others have stated, cop. SWAT, grocery bagger, President, it doesn't matter. Nobody can tell me that the handling techniques used is in no way harming the animals that they are catching.
by jayder85
September 7th, 2012, 4:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Massive African rock python caught!
Replies: 26
Views: 5994

Re: Massive African rock python caught!

Thats awesome man! Livin' the dream!
by jayder85
September 7th, 2012, 3:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Grab-U-One - on balance is this good or bad?
Replies: 20
Views: 5662

Re: Grab-U-One - on balance is this good or bad?

I still dont think it is a good thing. Still looks to me like it will be another bunch of roughnecks that enjoy doing this stuff for the notoriety. Looks to me like they are looking for another slot on the reality show channel that they call Animal Planet. I think that it does nothing more than prom...
by jayder85
September 6th, 2012, 11:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Aussie Snakes
Replies: 28
Views: 10810

Re: Aussie Snakes

This is one of my favorite posts ever on this forum I do believe!

One thing that for some reason stood out to me. The facial features Richardson's Mangrove Snake really reminds me of our Nerodia watersnakes.
by jayder85
September 6th, 2012, 10:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The apex predator
Replies: 25
Views: 4834

Re: The apex predator

I am sorry to resurrect an old post, but somehow I came across this one while googling something lol. This is awesome! May not be bad to bring this thread back to life. Maybe some new members would like to see it!
by jayder85
August 31st, 2012, 5:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My August finds!
Replies: 11
Views: 1977

Re: My August finds!

Nice! Neonate Copperheads are always cool to see!
by jayder85
August 28th, 2012, 5:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kentucky snakes 2012 to date
Replies: 32
Views: 12031

Re: Kentucky snakes 2012 to date

You never disappoint Phil!
by jayder85
August 25th, 2012, 6:13 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Here they come!!
Replies: 10
Views: 2818

Re: Here they come!!

Congrats! Hope for a bunch of nice healthy babies!
by jayder85
August 25th, 2012, 6:12 pm
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Bat in a Sign
Replies: 5
Views: 2634

Re: Bat in a Sign

I am going to go with Little Brown as well. You spent a lot of time at Carter Caves? I worked there as a cave guide and rec director while I was going to college. Still love that place and miss working there!
by jayder85
August 18th, 2012, 7:16 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Visitors from up the mountain.
Replies: 7
Views: 3144

Re: Visitors from up the mountain.

Out here, a 6x6 is not that uncommon, with a 7x7 being an attainable, albeit lofty, goal. Adults regularly get up to over 700 lbs. I know it's still kind of early in the season, but those bulls look pretty small. They also seem to lack the thick mane that our Rocky Mountain elk have. Do you know wh...
by jayder85
August 17th, 2012, 10:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Interesting Dor
Replies: 15
Views: 3941

Re: Interesting Dor

I hate to see that one the road like that. Interesting find none the less! Now what was it? Red on black..........................venom...................CRAP!