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trip report Yucatan Peninsula

Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » November 22nd, 2018, 4:20 am

Had a short but wonderful trip to Mexico. Full report is here =>
https://www.hylawerkgroep.be/jeroen/index.php?id=94

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Rhinophrynus dorsalis

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Boa imperator

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Post by frodaman » November 22nd, 2018, 9:06 am

Awesome man! Congrats on a great trip!

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Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » November 28th, 2018, 11:47 am

Thanks!

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Post by Jimi » November 28th, 2018, 12:21 pm

You had me at Rhinophrynus! Seems a little bit tough time of year - post rainy - to get one of those. Still, you were taking your chances with hurricanes eh? Good prices, low crowds often reward such risk-taking!

Congrats on hopping the pond again. I thought you were done with that for a while?!?!?

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Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » November 28th, 2018, 12:25 pm

Thanks, Jimi. Yeah, our little gamble paid off pretty well. Still not too sure when I will be able to travel some more, but I'll let you know through here. ;)

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Post by BillMcGighan » November 29th, 2018, 6:55 am

Super Jeroen. :thumb: :thumb:
Many good finds.

Your pic at Casa Selva Orquideas made me smile for two reasons:
1. When we went through there regularly years ago, that town was just a sleepy Mayan village with no tourist facilities.

2. We were sitting in an identical setting as you guys were, up in Uxmal, having morning coffee, when a small Yucatecan Worm Snake (Amerotyphlops microstomus) dropped from the thatched roof to the middle of our table. My daughter and her friend said, "look Dad, a worm!"!

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Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » December 1st, 2018, 1:39 pm

Thanks, Bill, and good to see you still pass through here from time to time!

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Post by stlouisdude » December 2nd, 2018, 9:20 pm

Great photos and trip report.

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Post by DRDAN » December 10th, 2018, 2:23 pm

Nice report! Coba is a great place, my first trip there was 25 years ago and the first snake on that little two track from the coast (at the time) was an 8' Drymarchon melanuras. 5 minutes later it was a coral snake with a recently envenomated Conophis lineatus....

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