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by ADCIII
March 9th, 2019, 4:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What's up with naherp?
Replies: 9
Views: 8186

Re: What's up with naherp?

He did. All should be fine now, Art
by ADCIII
December 10th, 2018, 3:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Very Unusual Red Milk Snake Story That Started in 2004!
Replies: 14
Views: 8647

Re: Very Unusual Red Milk Snake Story That Started in 2004!

Any contact in 2018 on this remarkable story? Thanks, Art
by ADCIII
August 15th, 2018, 3:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Google Mars???
Replies: 0
Views: 5376

Google Mars???

While messing around, I thought I'd try the Mars button on Google Earth. After zooming in and getting all blurry, I backed out to look for some craters to explore. Somehow I thought I saw a square object so I zoomed in on it only to find a turtle marker from my records on Google Earth from H.E.R.P. ...
by ADCIII
January 22nd, 2018, 1:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Update on my milk snake that came home after escaping!
Replies: 12
Views: 7222

Re: Update on my milk snake that came home after escaping!

I did not respond because I had nothing to add but thought it was one of the coolest stories around. Now it's even better. I hope you will be able to leave the cage open with free access, Art
by ADCIII
September 7th, 2017, 3:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HERPING SIBERIA! Lots Of Photos, One Snake
Replies: 11
Views: 5998

Re: HERPING SIBERIA! Lots Of Photos, One Snake

I recall keyserlingi as being the northernmost occurring amphibian on the planet but cannot find any references to that. Do you know where and degrees of north latitude? Thanks, Art
by ADCIII
August 30th, 2017, 5:28 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Pine Snake Breeding
Replies: 4
Views: 10331

Re: Pine Snake Breeding

Wow, that was really great. Makes me wish I was younger so I could try something along those lines.
by ADCIII
May 23rd, 2017, 5:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kern Co desert cruising
Replies: 5
Views: 2649

Re: Kern Co desert cruising

I found two P. solere asleep about a mile apart one night and both were tilted to the same angle. I assumed to get the last rays of the sun and just fallen asleep. This was at least 15 or 20 minutes after total darkness. I was surprised as this was a June 26th and I thought this would more likely ha...
by ADCIII
May 5th, 2017, 11:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lifer King Cobra
Replies: 23
Views: 13522

Re: Lifer King Cobra

Marvelous, do all kings look that specatular or was that a once in a lifetime find. Yes, right up there with the blue coral. Art
by ADCIII
January 1st, 2017, 2:56 pm
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: Mountain Kings by Brian Hubbs FOR SALE
Replies: 12
Views: 13594

Re: Mountain Kings by Brian Hubbs FOR SALE

PM sent. Thanks, Art
by ADCIII
November 19th, 2016, 7:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 AZ Scorecard for Database Contest
Replies: 5
Views: 4321

Re: 2016 AZ Scorecard for Database Contest

#8, but who's counting ? (just click the column top) :) , Art
by ADCIII
August 19th, 2016, 8:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Phryno advice sought
Replies: 5
Views: 2787

Re: Phryno advice sought

Washington Herp Atlas has great distribution maps, Art
by ADCIII
July 18th, 2016, 7:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Undescribed species
Replies: 9
Views: 3562

Re: Undescribed species

Yes there are some members here that have experience in that area and I hope they will reply soon. Please show your pictures as I'm sure we would enjoy them. Also, WELCOME.. -- Art
by ADCIII
January 7th, 2016, 12:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sea Turtle Stranding Beach Patrol (Cape Cod, MA)
Replies: 10
Views: 5578

Re: Sea Turtle Stranding Beach Patrol (Cape Cod, MA)

Amazing. Makes me want to tour the Northeast at the start of winter just to volunteer to walk the beaches and I really hate the cold. Thank you so much for this very heart warming story. Art
by ADCIII
January 1st, 2016, 7:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Don't Sleep- There Are Snakes (MAJOR DUW) PART TWO!
Replies: 73
Views: 26095

Re: Don't Sleep- There Are Snakes (MAJOR DUW) PART TWO!

This post is one of my favorites and I like to re-read it every couple of years. This time I decided to post on it to put it into the rotation, so maybe the newer members can enjoy it as well. Thanks, Art
by ADCIII
September 4th, 2015, 6:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crotalus identification
Replies: 24
Views: 6308

Re: Crotalus identification

Yes, That is much better and we all seem to be correct. Thanks, Art
by ADCIII
September 3rd, 2015, 2:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crotalus identification
Replies: 24
Views: 6308

Re: Crotalus identification

Great, but how do they look in English??? :crazyeyes: :crazyeyes: :crazyeyes:
by ADCIII
September 3rd, 2015, 9:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crotalus identification
Replies: 24
Views: 6308

Re: Crotalus identification

Yes, That was my guess without seeimg them, but I would still like to see them, Art
by ADCIII
September 3rd, 2015, 8:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crotalus identification
Replies: 24
Views: 6308

Re: Crotalus identification

I cannot see these images, Can anyone? Thanks, Art
by ADCIII
May 23rd, 2015, 7:53 pm
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Some mammalian highlights from the past year
Replies: 3
Views: 8913

Re: Some mammalian highlights from the past year

IMPRESSIVE. Would love to see ALL of those Leopard Cat pix, Art
by ADCIII
January 7th, 2015, 9:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica field guide - Recommendations?
Replies: 15
Views: 4332

Re: Costa Rica field guide - Recommendations?

I thinl your first step would be to use the search button on this forum as this topic is very frequently covered seversl times a year in individual posts. Good Luck, Art
by ADCIII
December 29th, 2014, 4:23 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Plated lizard care sheet hot off the press!
Replies: 3
Views: 2657

Re: Plated lizard care sheet hot off the press!

Very nice article. Just enough to whet your appetite but not too much to choke on. Thanks, Art
by ADCIII
December 22nd, 2014, 8:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Havana and Western Cuba, Nov. 2010 (major dial-up warning)
Replies: 37
Views: 9212

Re: Havana and Western Cuba, Nov. 2010 (major dial-up warnin

Jeff, I agree with Kevin. Somehow I must have missed it. From just reading it, I can't believe it only ran for eight days. Art
by ADCIII
December 18th, 2014, 8:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Any Laws in WA/OR around Field Herping?
Replies: 23
Views: 8213

Re: Any Laws in WA/OR around Field Herping?

Just curious, with those regulations, what do they say about DORs? Thanks, Art
by ADCIII
August 19th, 2014, 8:45 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: County Fair Photography Entry
Replies: 9
Views: 4836

Re: County Fair Photography Entry

Great, which pics in what cats?
by ADCIII
July 3rd, 2014, 9:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: kinda cool
Replies: 2
Views: 1789

Re: kinda cool

In the early 90's I had a subadult Sceloporus magister take up residence in my backyard in Tucson between my house and my workshop. After several months it became used to me passing by and would not scurry to its burrow. I decided to try and feed it pieces of hamburger meat. I was greatly surprised ...
by ADCIII
January 29th, 2014, 8:23 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: .
Replies: 20
Views: 6603

Re: Hundreds of dead snakes found in Santa Ana Home.....

Article links not working foe me.
by ADCIII
December 4th, 2013, 8:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: If you were to go rediscover a Herp, which one would it be?
Replies: 43
Views: 12627

Re: If you were to go rediscover a Herp, which one would it

A bit closer to home , it really doesn't fit in A, B or C, but has everyone given up on Bipes in southern AZ? Art
by ADCIII
October 14th, 2013, 8:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2013 End of Year post
Replies: 15
Views: 3382

Re: 2013 End of Year post

Great Shots!!! Hope you don't mind if I borrow "Baboquivari Star Trails" for my next desktop background. Thanks, Art
by ADCIII
October 14th, 2013, 8:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2013 End of Year post (same as main forum)
Replies: 11
Views: 3512

Re: 2013 End of Year post (same as main forum)

Great Shots!!! Hope you don't mind if I borrow "Baboquivari Star Trails" for my next desktop background. Thanks, Art
by ADCIII
October 9th, 2013, 9:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: BTW, searching for members does not work.
Replies: 9
Views: 1756

Re: BTW, searching for members does not work.

My thoughts exactly!!
by ADCIII
October 8th, 2013, 9:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NM Herp Book - Hemidactylus? Really?
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

Re: NM Herp Book - Hemidactylus? Really?

"obscurus" would be much more definitive. Art
by ADCIII
October 6th, 2013, 9:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: BTW, searching for members does not work.
Replies: 9
Views: 1756

Re: BTW, searching for members does not work.

I can search from the choices at the bottom of the page, but the alphabetical selection at the top has not worked for me for over two years now. Art
by ADCIII
July 4th, 2013, 8:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tanning Roadkill Skins
Replies: 26
Views: 7525

Re: Tanning Roadkill Skins

Chris_M..., Yes an overstretched skin does make it larger, particularly the neck area. I once mounted (sorry, but that is the correcr term for "stuffed"} a C. ruber and just laid the skin upsde down while tanning. The tanned skins are very flexible, and even then I had to be careful not to stretch i...
by ADCIII
July 3rd, 2013, 9:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tanning Roadkill Skins
Replies: 26
Views: 7525

Re: Tanning Roadkill Skins

Yes, I was in the taxidermy trade for several years and we used a 50-50 mix of rubbing (isopropel) alcohol and glycerine to paint the inside of a cleaned (scraped) and stretched and pinned skin. Paint as described above. Some (most and maybe all) would them dull and the epidermis would then have to ...
by ADCIII
June 22nd, 2013, 9:45 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Problem with the wrench icon
Replies: 6
Views: 2841

Re: Problem with the wrench icon

I had that once and Don told me what to do. I had to tell my grandson and he fixed it for me (as I really had no idea of what Don had said). :crazyeyes: :crazyeyes: :crazyeyes: Art
by ADCIII
June 18th, 2013, 10:32 am
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: Lack of evidence for komodo dragons and weaponised bacteria
Replies: 3
Views: 2894

Re: Lack of evidence for komodo dragons and weaponised bacte

Thank you very much. I have heard this (and believed it) for over 50 years!!! It is refreshing to see an unbelievable story can be explained by simply analizing and investigating the facts. Art
by ADCIII
March 21st, 2013, 10:00 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Adding Search by Date Option?
Replies: 8
Views: 3266

Re: Adding Search by Date Option?

Thanks Chris, no, I did not know that. My formal education ended before computers were commomplace and I spent the next forty years without being expose to them. It took me about 3 months to get the GPS coords onto my records. Thanks again, Art
by ADCIII
March 10th, 2013, 9:23 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Adding Search by Date Option?
Replies: 8
Views: 3266

Re: Adding Search by Date Option?

Yes, good idea. I have to search through several pages to get the correct date. And with only 1100 entries. This would be a great cross check for correcting any data mistakes. For those with thousands of entries, it would sure speed things up. So I hope Don will keep this in mind when he is able to ...
by ADCIII
December 28th, 2012, 8:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rare? How about Uncommon RECORDS
Replies: 19
Views: 4677

Re: Rare? How about Uncommon RECORDS

Kinosternon arizonense. Sorry no pix, but it was the only one in our DB until I checked the original entry and found that I had collected and saved another specimen a year later and both are vouchered. (50+ years ago when photography was left to the experts.) Art Cecil
by ADCIII
November 22nd, 2012, 9:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Ankle Biters Present: A Weekend Trip to Mexico (DUW)
Replies: 42
Views: 14835

Re: The Ankle Biters Present: A Weekend Trip to Mexico (DUW)

What a GREAT Thanksgiving treat!!! Fabulous post. Thank you so much. Art
by ADCIII
November 1st, 2012, 10:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rare herp-related victory
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

Re: Rare herp-related victory

Wow, what a victory! Is there any way this story could be sent to all local enviromental groups where this product could cause a problem? This is probably all of them as I'm sure this affects more than herps. Congratulations and THANK YOU for your fine efforts. It just goes to show you that one sure...
by ADCIII
October 13th, 2012, 8:24 pm
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: NOW IN STORES: My book "A Cobra Hijacked My Camera Bag!"
Replies: 49
Views: 65317

Re: NOW IN STORES: My book "A Cobra Hijacked My Camera Bag!"

Do you have any copies? How much for a signed book plus postage from Sarawak? After reading your posts foe three or so years, I feel I personally know you. Next best thing, how about a signed insert for the book for your fellow herpers and admirers? Thanks, Art Cecil
by ADCIII
October 4th, 2012, 8:43 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Question: naherp.com home page map
Replies: 10
Views: 3354

Re: Question: naherp.com home page map

My record #58811 is the only database record for Kinosternum arizonaense and is vouchered as a museum specimen and is over 50 years old, but I am color blind and can't tell if it's green or purple. Check that and it should answer the question. Art Cecil
by ADCIII
October 1st, 2012, 9:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: zonata neo's on the crawl in San Gabes
Replies: 9
Views: 2402

Re: zonata neo's on the crawl in San Gabes

Can't wait to see. Art
by ADCIII
August 30th, 2012, 8:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Accidental DORs
Replies: 25
Views: 6352

Re: Accidental DORs

AAAAARRRRRGGGGGHHHHHH!!! My only self inflicked DOR, a primo Crotalus tigris.
by ADCIII
August 12th, 2012, 4:00 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Another Record that needs moderation
Replies: 12
Views: 3905

Re: Another Record that needs moderation

http://www.naherp.com/viewrecord.php?r_id=86535
I've questioned this and the next entry with no success. Art
by ADCIII
August 12th, 2012, 3:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2012 Arizona Scoreboard
Replies: 39
Views: 6329

Re: 2012 Arizona Scoreboard

That is supposed to show the number of species that you have entered 25 or more individuals of. I did not check with Brian to see if that sentence is grammatically correct. Art
by ADCIII
July 31st, 2012, 8:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 3
Views: 919

Re: What is this?

How about 86535 & 86536. I actually search records to see good voucher pictures of interesting herps. Art
by ADCIII
June 22nd, 2012, 11:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tiger Rattlesnake! (Originally posted in the forum)
Replies: 5
Views: 1624

Re: Tiger Rattlesnake! (Originally posted in the forum)

That first shot is perfect. It shows the easiest distinctions to see the difference between tigris and mitcheli. The tail bands lacking black and white, and the relatively smaller head. When you do get a Mitchels, try to get a photo in the same position. :lol: :lol: Art
by ADCIII
May 2nd, 2012, 8:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #36: The Hologram Snakes of MJC Forest
Replies: 17
Views: 7503

Re: Borneo Dispatches #36: The Hologram Snakes of MJC Forest

Remarkable and Fascinating as always. I catch all your posts. Are you allowed to keep and preserve roadkill? If I was still associated with a Herp Collection as I was in the 1960's, I'd do anything to get examples of these herps that we have only read about. Also, what are rules on keeping live herp...