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by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 28th, 2011, 7:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

It is amazing how many people commenting here missed the "Reading is Fundamental" class...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 28th, 2011, 10:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

The incident that started this thread was the first one. Feel free to discuss the later ones with those involved.

There is also no proof that 3 different shooters were not involved....

Hindsight is 20-20.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 28th, 2011, 6:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

Not calling the cops, especially if the shooter is known looks way too suspicious. No one knew the shooter on the date in question. Any suspicions based upon later investigation does not change that fact. There was no in depth analysis done as to whether to call the police or not, but upon reflecti...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 27th, 2011, 11:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

-EJ wrote:I only decided to post this when I read about conceiled weapon laws and protecting yourself... that does not sound like a good thing especially when a herper is going on private property.

Did you actually bother to read the thread before popping off like a moron??
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 21st, 2011, 7:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January Species Count
Replies: 28
Views: 4041

Re: January Species Count

Daniel D Dye wrote:I agree, county level is fine. Florida has some large counties.
Until we get a python big enough to be in two. 8-)
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 20th, 2011, 7:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: CENTRAL FLORIDA'S GREEN SWAMP Part 2 Getting Wet
Replies: 31
Views: 30684

Re: CENTRAL FLORIDA'S GREEN SWAMP Part 2 Getting Wet

Two very nice posts, Daniel.

I have some land in the Green Swamp, we need to touch base to see if any of your herping areas are near it....
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 13th, 2011, 8:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mostly South Florida... Mostly (2 of 3)
Replies: 15
Views: 5669

Re: Mostly South Florida... Mostly (2 of 3)

Wow, what a nice king!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 12th, 2011, 8:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mostly South Florida... Mostly (2 of 3)
Replies: 15
Views: 5669

Re: Mostly South Florida... Mostly (2 of 3)

Very nice, Trey.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 11th, 2011, 8:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: .
Replies: 35
Views: 4159

Re: Getting Landowner Permission

I created a waiver form for getting landowner permission for wildlife study on private property. Waiver for Wildlife Study on Private Property http://www.scribd.com/doc/44863031/Waiver-for-Wildlife-Study-on-Private-Property You can download or print the PDF directy from the website. The property ow...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 10th, 2011, 7:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 5 Years in Florida: A Retrospective (Part 2)
Replies: 43
Views: 542025

Re: 5 Years in Florida: A Retrospective (Part 2)

Both parts were sweet!!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 9th, 2011, 9:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 5 Years in Florida: A Retrospective
Replies: 26
Views: 10406

Re: 5 Years in Florida: A Retrospective

Wow, has it really been 5 years?? :shock:

Good memories from many of those animals...

LOL, at the Coral pic showing my 40 year old homemade hook! :crazyeyes:

We need to get out once more for old times sake before you leave. Give me a holler!!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 9th, 2011, 7:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Looking for some chameleons in the glades
Replies: 64
Views: 15513

Re: Looking for some chameleons in the glades

umop apisdn wrote:So now I guess posting false locations is not against the rules, while posting true locations is.

Only to those without a sense of humor. ;)
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 9th, 2011, 2:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Looking for some chameleons in the glades
Replies: 64
Views: 15513

Re: Looking for some chameleons in the glades

Otherwise, I rest my case. You don't have a case. Your first post moved the goal posts from the discussion about revealing spots to suggest that people who won't give up Cham spots must support the release of exotics, when there is no correlation between them. I will make it simple for you: The vas...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 7th, 2011, 1:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Looking for some chameleons in the glades
Replies: 64
Views: 15513

Re: Looking for some chameleons in the glades

What I am saying, very specifically, although it should have been crystal clear, is that some of the responses in THIS thread, plus a couple hints I saw in other threads, very strongly suggests that some members here are concerned with protecting a spot where illegally introduced animals can be col...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 3rd, 2011, 10:06 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Calling the Biologists, What could have made this happen?
Replies: 83
Views: 21322

Re: Calling the Biologists, What could have made this happe

Crimson King wrote:
I got my money on a toxic gas emmission
...but Pelosi was nowhere near AR......
:Mark

But maybe Cheney was hunting again? :P
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
January 1st, 2011, 8:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: KY Serpents
Replies: 15
Views: 9208

Re: KY Serpents

Very nice, Jason, but what is that snake doing in that great photo of a big fly??
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 28th, 2010, 8:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2010 Kentucky Snake Post.
Replies: 29
Views: 27271

Re: 2010 Kentucky Snake Post.

New Pine in 2010? :beer:

Looks gravid in the pic too!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 27th, 2010, 2:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: L. c. occipitolineata
Replies: 8
Views: 1576

Re: L. c. occipitolineata

Josh Holbrook wrote:Seriously though, Lloyd has a couple - though certainly not National Geographic shots :lol: .
I need to find another, just to redeem my photography skills. :(
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 25th, 2010, 7:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wild caught albinos???
Replies: 264
Views: 100835

Re: Wild caught albinos???

Harold of the Rocks wrote:Here is a Pacific Gopher a friend of mine found as a hatchling and later gave to me.
So far there are some poss. hets produced. Image
Ben
I never name my herps, but I would make an exception and call that one Marty Feldman.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 21st, 2010, 7:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #2 - LAMEST LIFER
Replies: 22
Views: 6113

Re: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #2 - LAMEST LIFE

I found a L. splendida in my driveway.


























It had escaped from my collection. :lol:
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 20th, 2010, 7:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Random day request...
Replies: 18
Views: 2751

Re: Random day request...

Lindsay wrote:Lloyd -was that a non-canefield king? If so - tell us more (but not too much more).

No, we changed plans midday due to the rain and hit the canefields a bit to try to save the day. It worked. ;)
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 19th, 2010, 2:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Random day request...
Replies: 18
Views: 2751

Re: Random day request...

We got lots of rain too. But managed four snakes. 2 Racers, garter, and Fla king.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 17th, 2010, 8:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I tried today.
Replies: 17
Views: 3771

Re: I tried today.

Nick, you might want to go East and check out the areas near Deland, or go West and check out the areas just West of Disney.

Interesting stuff in both places.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 17th, 2010, 8:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Random day request...
Replies: 18
Views: 2751

Re: Random day request...

I'll be hitting Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties, High of 77, with possible rain in the 'eve. Not planning on night activities, but for Tim's sake: Sunrise: 7:01am Sunset: 5:33pm Moonrise: 3:18pm Moonset: 4:23am Day length: 10h 32m, putting the day in an 11-way tie for shortest day of the year. He...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 6th, 2010, 6:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mostly South Florida... Mostly. (1 of 3)
Replies: 23
Views: 11097

Re: Mostly South Florida... Mostly. (1 of 3)

Very nice, Trey!
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 5th, 2010, 7:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Looking for some chameleons in the glades
Replies: 64
Views: 15513

Re: Looking for some chameleons in the glades

Chris Ivins wrote:Kris, No Cham's were hurt in the gunfight.. LMFAO

It's bad enough to bring a knife to a gunfight, but a canepole?? :crazyeyes:
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 4th, 2010, 8:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

[quote="Josh Holbrook]
.22's do ricochet alot. . .

But the popping noises don't and they came from that direction, IMO.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 4th, 2010, 7:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

Thanks to Jeb Bush, in the state of Florida we have a law called the castle doctrine. You can lawfully shoot anyone trespassing on your property. Before that you could only shoot in fear of your life, and if you were for example in your car you could shoot if you could not flee. Being a gun toting,...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 4th, 2010, 1:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Is Not A Crime
Replies: 152
Views: 18289

Re: Herping Is Not A Crime

Well put Mike.

Upon reflection, it really was a unfunny joke to be put in the situation, when doing nothing wrong.

We really need to invite some of the herping LE along next time...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 1st, 2010, 9:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yellow crowned night heron VS pygmy rattlesnake
Replies: 20
Views: 5568

Re: Yellow crowned night heron VS pygmy rattlesnake

And very close to that location a few years back. :thumb:

Image
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
December 1st, 2010, 9:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yellow crowned night heron VS pygmy rattlesnake
Replies: 20
Views: 5568

Re: Yellow crowned night heron VS pygmy rattlesnake

Here is my best.

Image

Hm, that's too big. Let me play with it.....

Image

Oh well, best I could do, that's why Chris is THE man. :beer:
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
November 27th, 2010, 8:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help with Pituophis ID please
Replies: 13
Views: 2118

Re: Help with Pituophis ID please

VanAR wrote:
Are there laws prohibiting the possession of pine snakes?
In FL you can only possess one southern per household (or something like that). Dunno about other states.
One per person, not counting albinos, plus can't buy or sell.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
November 27th, 2010, 7:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help with Pituophis ID please
Replies: 13
Views: 2118

Re: Help with Pituophis ID please

A Southern and a Patternless Pine. My understanding is that most of the patternless Pines are claimed have both Northern and Southern in them. But is is also possible that this is a conceit to get around the Florida Laws on Southern possession....
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
November 19th, 2010, 9:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: In Search of The South Florida Rainbow Snake
Replies: 35
Views: 18410

Re: In Search of The South Florida Rainbow Snake

So, for those whose scientific training is a bit more recent than mine:

What would be needed to document the current existence of SFRS? Live or Dead Specimen only? Photos? Measurements and scale counts? A shed? Swear on a Bible?

Just so I do it right the next time I see one. :lol:
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
November 16th, 2010, 11:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Looking for some chameleons in the glades
Replies: 64
Views: 15513

Re: Looking for some chameleons in the glades

Yeah, to me the Glade's is more than the park itself, too. ;) Maybe I'm having a completely dumb moment (it's been a long and busy few months), but the way I'm reading some of the replies is that Florida basically has no collecting laws? If so, this completely contradicts much of what I've read, he...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
November 15th, 2010, 8:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Looking for some chameleons in the glades
Replies: 64
Views: 15513

Re: Looking for some chameleons in the glades

""I can't think of any collecting laws that would be applicable to chams except tresspassing laws. The few spots I know about have had people shot who were tresspassing to collect." If they're in the Glade's, then they enjoy the same protection as native species. It's not a free for all because the...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
November 9th, 2010, 8:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Dealing with annoying results...
Replies: 31
Views: 4105

Re: Dealing with annoying results...

Nice pics guys. I am a guy who always carries the camera in the car but rarely uses it. :lol: First, I save it for special finds. Second, I usually don't want to lose prime herping time for photos, although this is mostly a cruising rule and flipping is different. Of course, that means my skills are...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
November 1st, 2010, 7:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I CALL RANDOM...
Replies: 22
Views: 2852

Re: I CALL RANDOM...

Thanks for the report.

What type of Panthers have antlers?? :lol:
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
October 31st, 2010, 9:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The eggs have started hatching!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1473

Re: The eggs have started hatching!!

Sweet.

Congrats! :beer:
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
October 29th, 2010, 9:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First Random Day
Replies: 15
Views: 2318

Re: First Random Day

I don't know how you can nap on a herping day. I don't care if it started snowing in the middle of the day... If I napped I'd be thinking I'd miss an awesome shot of a snake in snow. ...Just couldn't do it. Cool corn picture! I love that pose. I got up at 6:30 and drove 2 hours before I started. I ...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
October 28th, 2010, 7:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First Random Day
Replies: 15
Views: 2318

Re: First Random Day

FYI, I don't count DORs. Lloyd, does this mean you saw more snakes than listed? Good account. I like the simple brilliance behind the "nap." I'll try that sometime. :mrgreen: (By the way, your Moonrise was 7:05P and 99% visable.) Thanks for picking a Random. Heck, if you're going and know in advanc...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
October 27th, 2010, 7:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First Random Day
Replies: 15
Views: 2318

Re: First Random Day

OK, couple of days late, but here it is: About 4 hours of AM flipping started at 9 and turned up one Ringneck, a Racer on the crawl, and one tired Lloyd. On the road in between spots: one probable Racer, one probable Yellow Rat, and one Garter. Took a mid afternoon heat of the day nap and food break...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
October 27th, 2010, 12:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some randoms for a slow chapter...
Replies: 20
Views: 2831

Re: Some randoms for a slow chapter...

What county for the Indys??
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
October 23rd, 2010, 6:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First Random Day
Replies: 15
Views: 2318

Re: First Random Day

Sorry guys, I need to expand my invite list...

Lousy flipping but decent cruising day, but no special finds.

I'll summarize and post a pic or two tomorrow.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
October 22nd, 2010, 7:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First Random Day
Replies: 15
Views: 2318

First Random Day

I'm going to use Tim's idea and call a random day tomorrow for Okeechobee county. Flipping in the AM, and if I have any energy left(flipping solo wears me out), cruising in the afternoon and evening.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
October 22nd, 2010, 7:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: GPS - Custom Maps
Replies: 14
Views: 2892

Re: GPS - Custom Maps

Can anyone tell me why I cant get Google Earth to my desktop after I download online? I used to have it but then something happened, my computer hiccuped or something and I havent been able to find it (Earth) after downloading it. Thanks Dave And it was the computer that hiccupped , not me ... so n...
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
October 19th, 2010, 7:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake track ID please...
Replies: 8
Views: 1758

Re: Snake track ID please...

Unicycle.
by Lloyd Heilbrunn
October 4th, 2010, 10:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Random night. 9/28/2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2629

Re: Random night. 9/28/2010

Yeah, and we average one snake per trip. About 30 items to flip.

Not real flipping by non Florida standards..... :x