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by Lloyd Heilbrunn
May 22nd, 2011, 11:25 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: The Rapture happened yesterday after all!
Replies: 17
Views: 5764

The Rapture happened yesterday after all!

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And Chris Ivins also spotted an Indigo way down the road. I missed it myself, but we have pretty good circumstantial evidence:

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by Lloyd Heilbrunn
May 16th, 2011, 5:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tallahassee Herps!
Replies: 39
Views: 6003

Re: Tallahassee Herps!

First glance at how colorful the Cotton was had me wondering: "WTF, is a Canebrake doing in St Marks?"

Very nice!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
May 9th, 2011, 8:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake ID from Kazakhstan
Replies: 11
Views: 2459

Re: Snake ID from Kazakhstan

Borat Viper?
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
May 5th, 2011, 5:43 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Beauty Ratsnakes
Replies: 51
Views: 13919

Re: Beauty Ratsnakes

I use the same method for all of my large arboreal colubrids. Give them the biggest cage you can, then put a heat panel in one of the top corners. Fasten some branches and hides at varying distances below the heat panel then secure the probe near the highest branch and dial it in to 100F. This give...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 30th, 2011, 12:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID please...
Replies: 15
Views: 2291

Re: ID please...

umop apisdn wrote:Looks like a rosy rat made it out of the Keys.
Yeah. I'd a called it a Rosy too.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 24th, 2011, 8:26 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Beauty Ratsnakes
Replies: 51
Views: 13919

Re: Beauty Ratsnakes

Saunders wrote:Oh man I want a Cave Beauty, and a Blue, and a Yunnan, and a Chinese, and a Moquards......
Well, if I get eggs, I'll keep that in mind. :)
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 24th, 2011, 7:44 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Spilotes Pre-Lay Shed
Replies: 28
Views: 6306

Re: Spilotes Pre-Lay Shed

Sweet!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 24th, 2011, 7:39 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Beauty Ratsnakes
Replies: 51
Views: 13919

Re: Beauty Ratsnakes

Nice snakes. Taiwans are actually some I don't have.

I currently have the following together, hoping for eggs:

Blues
Caves
Yunnans

I also have some younger Moquards.
Ian Jessup wrote: The world needs more Beauty Snakes and fewer Ball Pythons. :lol:
Amen. :thumb: Love these guys!!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 22nd, 2011, 7:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trying to find an old herpin' friend
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

Re: Trying to find an old herpin' friend

He's on my friend list if you would like to contact him.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 18th, 2011, 7:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trying to find an old herpin' friend
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

Re: Trying to find an old herpin' friend

Sounds like Mike Belisle.

He's on Facebook...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 17th, 2011, 8:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Old school Florida
Replies: 21
Views: 3315

Re: Old school Florida

I managed to oblige them once, and was then accused of fakery. :lol: :lol: :lol: I believe that, Don.... . . Ross's real asset, especially to Wilfred Neill, was his ability to rally locals to help find a target species. This was common place amongst scientific collectors back then. Come into an are...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 16th, 2011, 5:49 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: crazy times
Replies: 137
Views: 103117

Re: crazy times

AlanER wrote:. Caught a grunt and a large mouth bass.

That is a bizarre pairing.....
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 16th, 2011, 11:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Collectors/collecting...
Replies: 47
Views: 6629

Re: Collectors/collecting...

Perhaps these specimens are trophies for all your field herping efforts? I'm unaware of a company that makes fiberglass replica mounts for snakes (all though there's an idea...). You can, however, get something almost as good as a replica - a live, captive bred animal. I'm sure both of these specie...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 15th, 2011, 6:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Collectors/collecting...
Replies: 47
Views: 6629

Re: Collectors/collecting...

[quote="Tim Borski2 weeks ago. 33.75"

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Judging from this pic you need to change "Pete's" name to Patricia!!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 14th, 2011, 9:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Collectors/collecting...
Replies: 47
Views: 6629

Re: Collectors/collecting...

As long as the collecting is legal, I have never had a problem doing it, and none with anyone else.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
April 12th, 2011, 12:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 1
Replies: 49
Views: 4284

Re: Guess which area this came from

Same place we found that one together...???
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
March 8th, 2011, 12:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Poll-Chapter realignment
Replies: 13
Views: 3412

Re: Poll-Chapter realignment

There is no way to add a vote to the poll...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
March 7th, 2011, 9:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some Pearl Island Boas...
Replies: 35
Views: 7454

Re: Some Pearl Island Boas...

A "few"?? :lol:

Great stuff!!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
March 7th, 2011, 6:03 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: crazy times
Replies: 137
Views: 103117

Re: crazy times

I think I did two guided day trips when I was in Montana but did not do overnight. IIRC, one day wading both in and outside the Park, and a day float trip on the Yellowstone fishing Hoppers. Lloyd, do remember how the hopper fishing was on the Yellowstone that day? -Dell Sorry I missed this, I've b...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
March 6th, 2011, 6:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Varanus niloticus
Replies: 18
Views: 3482

Re: Varanus niloticus

increase around the homestead AFB Wow, If they get to the other Homestesd Airport, that'll make the Burrowing Owls nervous!!! . They have been devouring burrowing owls for years out on cape coral, and they have been well known around and on the AFB for years, as well as showing up towards turkey po...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
March 1st, 2011, 9:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping near daytona FL
Replies: 11
Views: 2191

Re: Herping near daytona FL

I road cruise near Daytona every year during the show, and I have yet to do well despite good looking areas...

Seems to pour almost every time.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
March 1st, 2011, 1:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: TX HB 1788 introduced
Replies: 142
Views: 20765

Re: TX HB 1788 introduced

I bought the proper short term hunting license when I visited and will do so again plus stamp, next time.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 28th, 2011, 8:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Visiting Everglades National Park, any recommendations?
Replies: 16
Views: 3078

Re: Visiting Everglades National Park, any recommendations?

Recommendations? Bug Spray!

Any road in the Park will produce road cruising, and of course, check out the Crocs in Flamingo.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 27th, 2011, 6:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: TX HB 1788 introduced
Replies: 142
Views: 20765

Re: TX HB 1788 introduced

Regarding the effective dates for this Bill if it indeed does pass. It becomes effective immediately if it gets 2/3 vote of both the House and the Senate. If it gets less than 2/3 vote in either the House or the Senate then it becomes effective Sept. 1st. You have got to read the entire Bill and di...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 27th, 2011, 1:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: North Carolina Grand Slam? You be the judge.
Replies: 25
Views: 3567

Re: North Carolina Grand Slam? You be the judge.

DaneConley wrote:The Virginia Grand Slam is Timber, Cottonmouth, Copperhead, Rainbow/Mudsnake (either one) and scarlet king
Almost Impossible

A Grand Slam is 4 things not 5....
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 27th, 2011, 1:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: TX HB 1788 introduced
Replies: 142
Views: 20765

Re: TX HB 1788 introduced

I just wish they'd make the damned things valid for a year from date of purchase. On the years when I'm (unfortunately) unable to make it out in the spring or summer, I end up buying one in September that's valid for a month. :x September--you should be good for a year...the licenses expire on Augu...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 26th, 2011, 8:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: TX HB 1788 introduced
Replies: 142
Views: 20765

Re: TX HB 1788 introduced

Smart idea giving the State a money making incentive to repeal the road ban. I think the State of Florida does quite well on its lobster and snook stamps!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 25th, 2011, 7:40 am
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: crazy times
Replies: 137
Views: 103117

Re: crazy times

I think I did two guided day trips when I was in Montana but did not do overnight. IIRC, one day wading both in and outside the Park, and a day float trip on the Yellowstone fishing Hoppers.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 18th, 2011, 8:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ball python in the wild ?
Replies: 32
Views: 5348

Re: ball python in the wild ?

IIRC, there are some exotic corns established in the Bahamas.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 16th, 2011, 7:45 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: crazy times
Replies: 137
Views: 103117

Re: crazy times

Those are cool.

I have some old Ocean City baitcasters(really baitsoakers) from my Dad and a really old surfcasting rod but no spinning reels.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 15th, 2011, 1:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Coolest things about herps
Replies: 60
Views: 6706

Re: Coolest things about herps

We are so used to it that we take it for granted, but the fact that a snake sheds its skin and does so in one piece is actually pretty amazing....
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 14th, 2011, 8:29 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: crazy times
Replies: 137
Views: 103117

Re: crazy times

You sure it was 302? Seems a huge reel for smallmouth...

http://cgi.ebay.com/Used-Garcia-Mitchel ... 4156206691

I still love these old Mitchells, especially since I discovered about 5 years back you can get parts on ebay!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 13th, 2011, 10:06 am
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: crazy times
Replies: 137
Views: 103117

Re: crazy times

Great story, Tim.

BTW, I still have the 300 and 302! :shock: You?
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 12th, 2011, 9:00 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: crazy times
Replies: 137
Views: 103117

Re: crazy times

I've not spent much time in this part of the Forum, but I'll add a story to a neat thread. Unfortunately, I don't fish much any more, except while on vacation, but between ages 7 and 35, I was a keen fisherman. I was also a keen reader as a kid and bought/read in the library several fishing magazine...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 12th, 2011, 7:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

I say that needs to be converted to a poster :!:
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 11th, 2011, 8:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: All Expenses Paid Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring In St. Croix!
Replies: 25
Views: 3318

Re: All Expenses Paid Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring In St. Croi

Not sure about st croix but both st john and thomas have $1 buses that will take you from one end to the other for $1. Also I did a ton of hitching on St. John. But yeah since it is a touristy area the prices are inflated and $100 a week would be slim pickings. -Corey Put it this way, in the late 1...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 11th, 2011, 7:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: All Expenses Paid Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring In St. Croix!
Replies: 25
Views: 3318

Re: All Expenses Paid Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring In St. Croi

So this is a seven day a week job for $100 a week plus room and board? If not seven days a week, it might actually be interesting to see the island during your free time. Therefore, transportation is a legit question. Look, if you take it upon yourself to post offtopic job listings on this board, I ...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 11th, 2011, 6:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: All Expenses Paid Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring In St. Croix!
Replies: 25
Views: 3318

Re: All Expenses Paid Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring In St. Croi

klawnskale wrote:it's not like you'll be staying in a huge country. Remember this is an island. You could probably do fine riding a bicycle around, or you may even get use of NPS issued vehicles.
Have you been to St Croix? Trust me, you need a vehicle if you want to see any of the island...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 11th, 2011, 10:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: All Expenses Paid Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring In St. Croix!
Replies: 25
Views: 3318

Re: All Expenses Paid Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring In St. Croi

Can you even rent a car for $100 a week? Or do they provide one?
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 11th, 2011, 8:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Job Vacancy For Mike Rochford's Prior Work
Replies: 53
Views: 11801

Re: Job Vacancy For Mike Rochford's Prior Work

no sick leave, ...sick leave available PTO/Annual Leave...available I had an albino retic shipped to the office one day :lol: I don't think I'll live that down...no one that worked here then (1.5 year ago...) is still here and everyone STILL hears stories about it, from people that weren't here the...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 10th, 2011, 8:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: All Expenses Paid Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring In St. Croix!
Replies: 25
Views: 3318

Re: All Expenses Paid Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring In St. Croi

Spend the summer on St. Croix monitoring nesting sea turtles. Not much pay, but all travel expenses paid by National Park Service. You stay at a hotel &get 2 meals a day paid for and a small weekly stipend for other expenses (like partying on your days off): http://www.wfsc.tamu.edu/jobboard/displa...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 8th, 2011, 9:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fl summer to winter, part 2
Replies: 17
Views: 3735

Re: Fl summer to winter, part 2

Glad to see the article's out so you can post the pics!! The two Cham Trips were as much fun herping as I have had in ages.... :thumb:
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 8th, 2011, 9:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fl summer to winter, part 1
Replies: 19
Views: 3357

Re: Fl summer to winter, part 1

Great, as usual!!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 5th, 2011, 8:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

:lol: :shock:
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 4th, 2011, 7:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

Looks like the season for nice big male chams....
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 3rd, 2011, 8:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A typical day around the house
Replies: 15
Views: 2761

Re: A typical day around the house

Why are you wasting antifreeze on good Cribo food??
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 3rd, 2011, 1:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

We need to confirm some closer locales.

Why drive 2 hours to get shot, when we can get shot locally? :twisted:
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 3rd, 2011, 6:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

Cool pics, Chris! Yeah, I'll be out here tonight with two Florida Wildlife Commission biologists and a film crew for a Canadian TV series I'm helping them film {"Alien Invaders", about exotics}. It would be better if everyone survives the evening, so I'll do my best to keep everyone out of harm's w...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
February 2nd, 2011, 10:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

Wow, Chris. I'm glad you were the second car there, not the first....