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The Reptile Report
Feb 28, 2015

Fear Me

The Reptile Report - It’s easy to believe these snakes are aware of just how intimidating they look, like this stunning Tropidolaemus philippinensis from the jungles of Mindanao, Philippines.  Photographed by Brian Santos....

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On the Web
Feb 27, 2015

Lizard Venom and Drugs

On the Web - This is an interesting article discussing new developments and understanding of venom used in different lizard species and how it may apply to modern medicine.

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The Reptile Report
Feb 24, 2015

Bornean Keeled Green Pit Viper

The Reptile Report - Take a look at this stunning photo of a beautiful Tropidolaemus subannulatus from Brian Santos.  Once considered to be part of the Wagler’s pit viper complex, this snake...

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Field Herp Forum
Feb 23, 2015

Honeymoon Herping

Field Herp Forum - Although on his honeymoon in Thailand and Malaysia, a dedicated herper and photographer, Tom Charlton, still managed to turn up some very nice finds on this special trip.

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Ball-Pythons.net
Feb 23, 2015

Regurge or Vomit?

Ball-Pythons.net - Same thing?  Think again.  This is an informative discussion on the critical difference between regurgitation and vomiting as they relate to snake anatomy.

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Facebook
Feb 22, 2015

Awesome Pit Viper

Facebook - This stunning black beauty is a mangrove pit viper (Trimeresurus purpureomaculatus) belonging to Kaja Choczaj.

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Facebook
Feb 22, 2015

Gila Laps

Facebook - Enjoy this fun time-lapse video from Jeff Fisher, drastically speeding up the daily rounds of his handsome Gila monster.

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On the Web
Feb 22, 2015

Snakes on a Farm

On the Web - Here’s a local article about Jim Harrison and the Kentucky Reptile Zoo.  A note from Jim Harrison about this article: “Some of the information is wrong like the...

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Field Herp Forum
Feb 20, 2015

South African Road Trip

Field Herp Forum - A 6300 kilometer trip across South Africa leads to some absolutely stunning photographs of snakes, tortoises, lizards, and more, along with breathtaking landscapes and scenery encountered along the...

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Arachnoboards
Feb 18, 2015

White Hot Serpent

Arachnoboards - A stunning leucistic monocled cobra (Naja kaouthia) hoods up for a few nice photos.

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The Reptile Report
Feb 18, 2015

Face of the Adder

The Reptile Report - Jordan Cadiot shared this awesome portrait of a European adder (Vipera aspis).        

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Field Herp Forum
Feb 16, 2015

Bunny Lunch

Field Herp Forum - Some very cool shots of a wild red diamond rattlesnake (Crotalus ruber) consuming a relatively large cotton-tailed rabbit.

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Facebook
Feb 15, 2015

Laughing Monster

Facebook - Enjoy these great shots of Michael Décosterd’s handsome Gila monster, including one that looks like he saw something hilarious.

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Feb 14, 2015

Viperkeeper: Sinai Desert Cobra Revisited

YouTube - Viperkeeper rehouses and medicates a Sinai desert cobra after it regurgitates a meal. He also feeds and performs maintenance on several other venomous snakes and unpacks a few...

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Facebook
Feb 14, 2015

Impressive Yawn

Facebook - Rodrigo Gaitan shares a cool video of his western diamondback rattlesnake shadowboxing with the wall.  Or, maybe just yawning after a good meal!  

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On the Web
Feb 14, 2015

Venom Mystery Solved

On the Web - Scientists have unlocked the unusual mechanics behind the venom of the redtail coral snake (Micrurus mipartitus).

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