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by Kelly Mc
December 13th, 2020, 9:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Disease in Wild Green Anoles?
Replies: 5
Views: 429

Re: Disease in Wild Green Anoles?

Not to derail. Please know only as tangetial it makes one think about how pain and suffering are universal capacities. With the anole we get a visual, because of its chromatophoric features, but what of the other guys with armoured faces, and fixed countenence. It makes one want to 'go courteously i...
by Kelly Mc
December 12th, 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Disease in Wild Green Anoles?
Replies: 5
Views: 429

Re: Disease in Wild Green Anoles?

Ah bummer. Yeah that congregate of melanocytes behind the eye will happen with anoles who are distressed physically and even with fear or social stress. A male vanquished in a fight with a stronger male will develop those dark patches after retreat. Its really heartbreaking being able to see how mis...
by Kelly Mc
December 11th, 2020, 10:34 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Plated lizard with eye problem
Replies: 20
Views: 26023

Re: Plated lizard with eye problem

It is. Such underrated lizards and I continue to enjoy that in situ photo.
by Kelly Mc
November 19th, 2020, 11:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wisconsin Hognose observations 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 602

Re: Wisconsin Hognose observations 2020

My contact obs were some cb trade westerns and not real relevant except maybe tangetial to toady sensitivities. I wish i had paid more attention to the toads sp that were collected in large numbers in the evening, in Mayport. When Mayport was still fantastic with fauna and little tucked away wetlands.
by Kelly Mc
November 17th, 2020, 12:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wisconsin Hognose observations 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 602

Re: Wisconsin Hognose observations 2020

Excellent series of pics.

I have been privy to nasicus dying when fed various florida toad sp.

An adult and well started juvenile, both healthy, vigorous and died suddenly within days of feeding the florida toads. Sorry i dont have more toad identification info. But it was Duval county.
by Kelly Mc
November 13th, 2020, 9:34 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Spider Vids and s10
Replies: 3
Views: 480

Re: Spider Vids and s10

Ah, thanks Chris. I have alot of photos of her. The videos came out so intresting though, like with bigger, stronger prey she bites and retreats until the venom takes its effect. And does other cool things. It took her a couple months to do things out in the open. Maybe i will do a youtube thing. I ...
by Kelly Mc
November 11th, 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bornean Earless Monitor (Lanthanotus borneensis) - THE BOOK
Replies: 20
Views: 937

Re: Bornean Earless Monitor (Lanthanotus borneensis) - THE BOOK

Your generousity is wanton in the kindest way.

You have the ability to change things with a few words. And make a person want to be like you.
by Kelly Mc
November 10th, 2020, 2:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)
Replies: 13
Views: 15772

Re: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)

Great report mate, brings me back to the days. It's a shame that certain individuals on the forum and poaching concerns made it no longer viable. - Rupert There is nothing Un-viable about this Forum. We are currently experiencing an unstoppable - often base whiplash of technology and human psycholo...
by Kelly Mc
November 10th, 2020, 2:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bornean Earless Monitor (Lanthanotus borneensis) - THE BOOK
Replies: 20
Views: 937

Re: Bornean Earless Monitor (Lanthanotus borneensis) - THE BOOK

I would go with that one too, Jeff.

Accuracy is timeless and timelessness is exciting.

Im a morbid procrastinator but need to get your book Hans and Jeffs too. There is no duplicate for a book.
by Kelly Mc
November 9th, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)
Replies: 13
Views: 15772

Re: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)

Bagging herps can be problemetic, when convenience and a quest for recognition take precidence over the guests of our interests, they should be respected with intelligent care. Not treated as models for our own kudos. It can be detected when an animal is worn out, dehydrated. Otherwise, we are not t...
by Kelly Mc
November 9th, 2020, 11:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)
Replies: 13
Views: 15772

Re: Eastern Ghats Herping Trip Report ! (Images Up)

@Ruxs You have no idea how much I cherished each and every post u made, and how much I miss them now. I remember some disturbed bloke haggling with u over some petty issue like bagging reptiles etc over here, following which u preferred staying aloof from the forum. Such toxic people hardly ever co...
by Kelly Mc
November 9th, 2020, 8:31 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Spider Vids and s10
Replies: 3
Views: 480

Spider Vids and s10

I have an especially large and pretty Steatoda sp girl; living in my garage in a giant piece of driftwood. Ive made some vids of her with different prey but seem to be missing some step in posting them here. It's a new phone and I am not adept beyond immediate utility with these things. Any tips app...
by Kelly Mc
November 6th, 2020, 1:43 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

Nathan Robinson. Hmm. Slow again here. I read the piece. Im nowhere near as smart as Nathan Robinson so i can only speak from the animalia sense i got of him seeing Jodan Peterson as a threat. The High Motivation in his treatment has an obsessional feel. Like he could put anyones stuff through his p...
by Kelly Mc
November 6th, 2020, 10:59 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

Its pretty quiet presently at work so im trying to find the actual lecture. I dont form views from journalists opinion pieces. You know the ones that 'use these' alot in their articles. Dead give away on cherry picking and coralling perspectives when alot of 'these' are scattered through the text.
by Kelly Mc
November 6th, 2020, 10:08 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

I wonder if some of the items such as the enforced monogamy and others were stated as hypotheticals? And that even if distastful concepts to hear spoken, there may be some truth in them but he would concede that it isnt something to be realistically or morally condoned, but really some men might be ...
by Kelly Mc
November 5th, 2020, 10:03 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

Still, after listening and reading more of his materials Im glad to separate anyones personality, politics or quirks from what there is to learn from their insight. Sometimes passion can melt the edges of a focus which is forgivable, maybe even achieving higher resolution when re examined with humil...
by Kelly Mc
October 28th, 2020, 2:47 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

Thanks for mentioning that. Dissonant and irresponsible: ..Beef Activist.

Its like a character in grim parody skit. And its not funny.
by Kelly Mc
October 28th, 2020, 10:20 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

Oh wow, i didnt realize it was like That.

It seems he doesnt care about getting colon cancer. For one thing.
by Kelly Mc
October 27th, 2020, 11:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How long does a copperhead have a yellow tail?
Replies: 7
Views: 620

Re: How long does a copperhead have a yellow tail?

I think Ive observed a behavioral kinetic that slipped under the.. what, radar? of .."Zonata Experts" Including those who have written book/s on the subject. They didnt notice. I actually have photos of the augmented structure that, I surmise, evolved as an adaptation to rock/boulder proprioception.
by Kelly Mc
October 27th, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How long does a copperhead have a yellow tail?
Replies: 7
Views: 620

Re: How long does a copperhead have a yellow tail?

Hi Beth, im with you - pattern changes and tails are interesting.

Whether they are related as in your query, or separate.
by Kelly Mc
October 22nd, 2020, 5:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How long does a copperhead have a yellow tail?
Replies: 7
Views: 620

Re: How long does a copperhead have a yellow tail?

I bet the guys at the kentucky reptile zoo would have the most precise data for your question.

I dont know how a found animal could be accurately aged. Mine were assumed current yoy and it was quite a long time ago.
by Kelly Mc
October 21st, 2020, 7:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How long does a copperhead have a yellow tail?
Replies: 7
Views: 620

Re: How long does a copperhead have a yellow tail?

It depends on shed rate = depends on physical development per dietary and temperature influences. I had Missouri contortrix what looked like well started WC H, dosing needle fed gerbers turkey&supplement. 4 months and only one shed event before placement with Steinhart Aquarium, with cool green caud...
by Kelly Mc
October 21st, 2020, 8:11 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Hardscape Builds esp for Snakes
Replies: 0
Views: 593

Hardscape Builds esp for Snakes

Wondering if anyone would like to show their builds.

Would love to see some rock carving works.
by Kelly Mc
October 20th, 2020, 12:23 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: (legal) Zonata Keepers
Replies: 0
Views: 519

(legal) Zonata Keepers

Not all people involved with the husbandry of Zonatas are obtuse habitat destroyers. Keeping Zonata is a sensitized topic, they are fetishized; even though there are tri-colored lampropeltis with equally stunning banding that are 'easier' to feed, and less spatially demanding. My guy is a gifted hat...
by Kelly Mc
October 19th, 2020, 12:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wisconsin Bullsnake observations 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 693

Re: Wisconsin Bullsnake observations 2020

I dont know enough about color genetics to make a comment on the melanistic commentary you mention but yeah agree. like, some mammals ie; Lion juvie boys will produce black manes.., some 'black bordered' animals will have deeply infused crossovers or chevrons . I had a sweet crote lady , rescued fro...
by Kelly Mc
October 13th, 2020, 9:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Would a pit viper eat another pit viper
Replies: 10
Views: 716

Re: Would a pit viper eat another pit viper

y know,.. there seems to be a feeding promiscuity thats active in aquatic, semi aq reptiles. A Get It While The Get - Whatever it is - doesnt slip/swim/ away.
Water situ accentuates the mobility of some body types.

As for your query its a really interesting one. looking forward to respodents.
by Kelly Mc
October 6th, 2020, 10:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field
Replies: 55
Views: 25550

Re: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field

And to FHF Members Nice support of a talented, multifaceted member - really exemplifies the stoic fake "keeping up appearances" of lesser minds. I really dont care that you Porter have your socialized values per responses.. And I cant help it if the status quo is chicken or jealous to remark on you...
by Kelly Mc
October 5th, 2020, 4:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field
Replies: 55
Views: 25550

Re: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field

Yay!!

Great films, great character and love for subject.
by Kelly Mc
October 3rd, 2020, 12:26 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Carpet Python bleeds a bit from mouth when shedding.
Replies: 9
Views: 685

Re: Carpet Python bleeds a bit from mouth when shedding.

Your welcome, I hope he agrees it's not a problem .

All the best to you Chris
by Kelly Mc
October 3rd, 2020, 10:23 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Carpet Python bleeds a bit from mouth when shedding.
Replies: 9
Views: 685

Re: Carpet Python bleeds a bit from mouth when shedding.

It's a great shot though, one couldn't ask for more. It could just be benign and vascular from the strain and activity of jaws as he begins the headpiece. There might be some extra blood activity there from multiple teeth dislodged prematurely from a vigorous feeding sieze. I definitely wouldn't put...
by Kelly Mc
October 3rd, 2020, 10:16 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Carpet Python bleeds a bit from mouth when shedding.
Replies: 9
Views: 685

Re: Carpet Python bleeds a bit from mouth when shedding.

I have observed vascular flushing in snakes as they feed. And little micro dots of blood. I've seen it also in snakes when they extrude their cloacal lining, also a very vascular area. It is peculiar to me that it is isolated to that one area. The mouth looks clean though, no ulcers or swelling or s...
by Kelly Mc
September 29th, 2020, 9:05 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Carpet Python bleeds a bit from mouth when shedding.
Replies: 9
Views: 685

Re: Carpet Python bleeds a bit from mouth when shedding.

What do you mean exactly by bleeds? Is this on the shed, or the mouth of animal? Carpets are intelligent, explorative and assertive seekers of scope. If what you are describing is a presentation of labial renewed open spots, it is a bit irregullar usually these press or rub areas present as very Pin...
by Kelly Mc
September 29th, 2020, 9:03 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Carpet Python bleeds a bit from mouth when shedding.
Replies: 9
Views: 685

Re: Carpet Python bleeds a bit from mouth when shedding.

What do you mean exactly by bleeds?

Residual? On the shed? Little bloody dots on labials of actual animal freshly post shed?
by Kelly Mc
September 14th, 2020, 2:32 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

Just commenting on a recurrent theme.
by Kelly Mc
September 14th, 2020, 11:09 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

You couldnt handle what I have - maneuvering primates before bounndary guideline zoo modalities, a hippo - named Mugs the Hippo who crushed my supervisors foot, An irascible, adult male Yak who charged me every morn, a crote stick, bites to the face and other parts per muscular boids, nasty open lac...
by Kelly Mc
September 14th, 2020, 10:14 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

You know Porter; you dont take an authentic compliment real well.
by Kelly Mc
September 14th, 2020, 10:06 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

You know Porter; you dont take an authentic compliment real well. Unless its from some older man, however the thing is you are kind of; could we say ; dimensional and this forum does promote a rather dry line when it comes to expression. This isnt what I have experienced with Scientists - no not new...
by Kelly Mc
September 9th, 2020, 1:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Green Tree Python
Replies: 1
Views: 477

Re: Green Tree Python

Butter

Thanks for sharing..!
by Kelly Mc
September 8th, 2020, 7:07 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

Bummer.

Maybe it just wasnt the right day.
by Kelly Mc
September 7th, 2020, 9:16 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

There ia something frequently brilliant and convergent and hilarious about your observations and vernaculars.

Thats like nature itself.
by Kelly Mc
September 2nd, 2020, 9:28 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

Yeah what gives :lol: All I know is I saw him in another thing where he was surrounded by screaming ppl with clown hair and I thought he was pretty good considering the alternative!
by Kelly Mc
August 31st, 2020, 12:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Golden Guide
Replies: 11
Views: 1457

Re: Golden Guide

Any one who thinks they have contention with anyone else, truly, and earnestly, look at the shelf of these books.

Even the worn tint and wear should bring you to the den of your fellows.
by Kelly Mc
August 30th, 2020, 11:07 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

Agree, i have a small child in my life now, thru marriage kinda, and man its strange out there.

Like no room to be a kid anymore.

I really like that Peterson guy. He has sad eyes. From knowing stuff i guess.
by Kelly Mc
August 30th, 2020, 10:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Golden Guide
Replies: 11
Views: 1457

Re: Golden Guide

My most intense adult herping was in Fl, never thought of havin a camera. Still there are years of my life i dont recall well but seconds of my time around Mayport that swell up to take their place. As a kid I only had one buddy to go lookin with and we both thought we could smell where the snakes w...
by Kelly Mc
August 30th, 2020, 7:47 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3954

Re: Amen Brother

Someone with editing skills just needs to replace Serpent and Dragon with tumblr and tictoc.
by Kelly Mc
August 30th, 2020, 5:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Golden Guide
Replies: 11
Views: 1457

Re: Golden Guide

What a perfect thing to do. Oh gosh i just woke up, and tapped of my alarm and now i have a lump in my throat.

Thank you.
by Kelly Mc
August 28th, 2020, 9:36 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Home Made Hides
Replies: 7
Views: 2906

Re: Home Made Hides

Hm I think maybe its a good thing it didnt turn out. Heating finished plastics to an extreme is well documented to produce toxins of quite the variety. For what its worth i have an actual peice of twisted vine thats been in viv for 6 years now that gets regularly misted, with a blow off period betwe...
by Kelly Mc
August 25th, 2020, 4:27 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Kingsnake, 29 Palms; Then and now.
Replies: 6
Views: 2328

Re: Kingsnake, 29 Palms; Then and now.

You must be really proud Craig, of your sons. Its cool how they absorbed your passion for herpetology.

On another note, do you breed your own mice?

Im really leaning towards doing so again because of postal delay stuff.
by Kelly Mc
August 20th, 2020, 8:18 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Kingsnake, 29 Palms; Then and now.
Replies: 6
Views: 2328

Re: Kingsnake, 29 Palms; Then and now.

Nice Craig!

OG excitement about a cali classic - its what its all about.