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Happy New Year!

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It's been ages since I last posted here! Happy New Year, and to a better 2021!

Female Siamese Peninsular Pit Viper (Trimeresurus sabahi fucatus) from the highlands of Pahang.
ImageTrimeresurus sabahi fucatus_MG_7541 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Female Wagler's Pit Viper (Tropidolaemus wagleri) from the lowland of Selangor, Malaysia.
ImageTropidolaemus wagleri_MG_7231 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Adult male Great Anglehead Lizard (Gonocephalus grandis) from the lowland forest of Selangor.
ImageGonocephalus grandis_MG_7065 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Big adult female Bornean Keeled Pit Viper (Tropidolaemus subannulatus) from Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.
ImageTropidolaemus subannulatus_MG_7010 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

A rather rare fossorial snake, Leonard's Pipe Snake (Anomochilus leonardi) from the lowland of Malaysia.
ImageAnomochilus leonardi_MG_7053 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

A juvenile Hagen's Pit Viper (Trimeresurus hageni) with a bonus mosquito. Lowland forest of Selangor.
ImageTrimeresurus hageni_MG_7664 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Wallace's Flying Frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus) from the lowland forest of Selangor.
ImageRhacophorus nigropalmatus_MG_7404 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

My Best of 2020, only 21 images though - http://orionmystery.blogspot.com/2020/1 ... -2020.html

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Wow Kurt, are you an Anomochilus magnet or have you figured out their niche?
Very impressive...
Jeff

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Jeff wrote:
January 2nd, 2021, 3:46 pm
Wow Kurt, are you an Anomochilus magnet or have you figured out their niche?
Very impressive...
Jeff
Thanks, Jeff. Yeah, sometimes i get lucky! :D My second Anomochilus leonardi to date! I have also found a even rarer (or perhaps the rarest?) Xenophidion schaeferi).

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Kurt
I remember the Xeno as well
[Quah, E.S.H., Grismer, L.L., Jetten, T., Wood, P.L., Miralles, A., Shahrul Anuar M.S., Guek, K.H.P.
& Brady, M.T. (2018b) The rediscovery of Schaefer’s Spine-jawed Snake (Xenophidion schaeferi Günther & Manthey, 1995) (Serpentes, Xenophidiidae) from Peninsular Malaysia, with notes on its variation and the first record of the genus from Sumatra, Indonesia. Zootaxa 4441(2), 366-378, 5 figs.]
Not much left but the yeti and I await your rediscovery of the mkele mbembe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mokele-mb ... nosaurs%2C
Ardent wishes,
Jeff

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I need to get to Asia, that Wagler's Pit Viper is gorgeous.

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Stellar, as always.

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