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by Eimon
October 8th, 2016, 10:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mystery Snake from urban San Diego County
Replies: 31
Views: 9364

Re: Mystery Snake

Looks almost exactly like this.....................but this is a Wandering from upper-middle Utah! :)

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by Eimon
June 11th, 2016, 3:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post photos of wild herps feeding
Replies: 56
Views: 34769

Re: Post photos of wild herps feeding

Forgot about this post, glad it resurfaced. Some great shots! Here’s a few more additions from over the years, all found in situ. http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l639/EimonGloux/Herps%20Eating/RuberEating2a2_zps1cri4nbk.jpg Ruber finishing a ground squirrel. http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l...
by Eimon
July 19th, 2015, 11:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Expedition to Queimada Grande for the golden lancehead
Replies: 7
Views: 2747

Re: Expedition to Queimada Grande for the golden lancehead

Realy enjoyed the first episode, looking forward to more. You kind of look and sound different than several years ago. My wife almost didn't recognize you :o :beer:

Cheers Mate
by Eimon
May 5th, 2015, 9:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent trip to Southwest Arizona
Replies: 11
Views: 4386

Re: Recent trip to Southwest Arizona

To the casual observer that is a very nice AZ trip. For some of us that have been around awhile and hold particular interests.........well, that post just made me give up herping ;) :lol: :thumb:
by Eimon
May 4th, 2015, 11:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gopher sanke morph???
Replies: 19
Views: 3872

Re: Gopher sanke morph???

Ah.......McGurty's Albinos are in fact a naturally occurring intergrade and morph, so it can/does happen in very specific areas. Locality snob indeed, you should start your own web site then...........very proud of ya :P
by Eimon
April 30th, 2015, 6:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping San Diego County September October
Replies: 4
Views: 2682

Re: Herping San Diego County September October

SurfinHerp wrote:Here are some answers to your specific questions:
4) I don't consider it dangerous to herp in SD. Just use common sense, and stay away from people :lol: .
And Hubbs' board lines :lol:
by Eimon
April 28th, 2015, 7:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Airport Herping
Replies: 57
Views: 15748

Re: Airport Herping

I watched it. 50/50 Hard to say what one would look like, so can't really compare one way or the other. The "friend" of said videographer may be the "doubt" cast, if any. There isn't any reason for them not to be there. Z's do occupy some unusual and different habitat than the typical norm. Gas up t...
by Eimon
April 3rd, 2015, 9:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New Frog Species from Colima and Jalisco
Replies: 4
Views: 2627

Re: New Frog Species from Colima and Jalisco

Hey, you won't be seeing us for a while............we're going to spend a few months in Mexico and see how we like it :lol: :lol: :lol: Damn bro, You guys are some seriously impressive human beings. Too bad I didn't have those in my back yard...hehe. Great work on everything you all have done. Amazi...
by Eimon
March 3rd, 2015, 10:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ruber or Atrox?
Replies: 8
Views: 2088

Re: Ruber or Atrox?

Not even a question to me....ruber. Color and/or pattern, as with a lot of Crotes, isn't really reliable. Here's a little ID trick. The darker "eye stripe" is usually much more verticle in atrox, ending before the rear jaw line. In ruber, it is usually more swept back, ending after the rear jaw line...
by Eimon
November 24th, 2014, 10:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My reasons that NAFHA exists
Replies: 8
Views: 2380

Re: My reasons that NAFHA exists

Association, organization, group of people……..call it what you will. To me the core idea that founded NAFHA was the thought that the enthusiasm and dedication to what so many of us were already doing, could be expanded to help bridge the gap between amateur and professional. With some thoughtful dir...
by Eimon
November 22nd, 2014, 4:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: STUDY: Volunteering can help save wildlife
Replies: 0
Views: 1999

STUDY: Volunteering can help save wildlife

Nice to see that some recognition is being acknowledged in general from part of our passions.

http://www.wcs.org/press/press-releases ... dlife.aspx
by Eimon
September 26th, 2014, 12:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: hybrid speck×red !?
Replies: 57
Views: 19795

Re: hybrid speck×red !?

Hey Andy, sorry for being such a dolt in not answering for so long. Yeah, you are spot on. First is molossus/atrox. At least that's what they are listed as. Then again, I did leave the "hints" in the file names :lol:
by Eimon
September 12th, 2014, 5:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: hybrid speck×red !?
Replies: 57
Views: 19795

Re: hybrid speck×red !?

Yeah, great :D That was from like 6 or 8 years ago. I got a lot of pics I'll dig through that show a huge variety of hellis and some ruber from the same general area. A few are really unexpected types. BTW- all 3 of those AZ crotes were designated as crosses/hybrids. Anyone care to guess :?:
by Eimon
September 12th, 2014, 12:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: hybrid speck×red !?
Replies: 57
Views: 19795

Re: hybrid speck×red !?

Thanks Adam! In all fairness, I want to look at that snake again. I could be missing something. Just so you know, I used to have a monster speck that I always wondered if it had some ruber in it. It was twice a big as any other adult ever seen, and a trippy almost patternless pumpkin orange beast. G...
by Eimon
September 10th, 2014, 1:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: hybrid speck×red !?
Replies: 57
Views: 19795

Re: hybrid speck×red !?

I love this thread! Something to discuss from multiple experiences and perspectives. Adam, you really, really should re-post the original pics. Look, the snake is what it is, regardless of our opinions. Besides, you asked for them and you are getting them. Don’t let the “hassle” detract from the obj...
by Eimon
August 30th, 2014, 7:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps in the Home
Replies: 14
Views: 4469

Re: Herps in the Home

The old house I lived at for many years was a local herp haven. Almost anything that should be in the area was found on property over the years. A lot cruising right next to the house foundation and in planters. So of course a few ended up inside! Fine by me, not so much to the others who lived ther...
by Eimon
January 31st, 2014, 12:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Thank You, Dr. Bruce Means!
Replies: 7
Views: 2526

Re: Thank You, Dr. Bruce Means!

Kris- a valid point for sure. I was just keeping it very simple so I could over-use those little faces.....hehe. Personally, I consider loss of habitat (all forms) the largest contributor to EDB numerical declines. As for adult size declines over the years, much more attributable to roundups IMO.
by Eimon
January 30th, 2014, 3:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Thank You, Dr. Bruce Means!
Replies: 7
Views: 2526

Re: Thank You, Dr. Bruce Means!

luv_the_smellof_musk wrote:What if the decline is unrelated to the roundup?
Well then, we should just let 'em bag what's left and get on with it. :? :shock: :roll:
by Eimon
January 18th, 2014, 7:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Looking for info for field trips for herp class
Replies: 10
Views: 1809

Re: Looking for info for field trips for herp class

Karsten, welcome, and I second Fundad's post. My best friends owned the Valyermo ranch for 10 years durring the '80's. I lived there 75% of the time. Hung out at the nature center a lot at the Punch Bowl. Guy who ran it back then had an enormous Burm there, we got along great. :) PM me and I'll try ...
by Eimon
December 21st, 2013, 8:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Late December SoCal
Replies: 13
Views: 2171

Re: Late December SoCal

Forget all the glad handing.......where's the pics! :mrgreen: It's pretty well known, if we don't get to see it, it didn't exist :lol: :thumb:
by Eimon
December 5th, 2013, 1:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Checking in and can use a hand
Replies: 17
Views: 4149

Re: Checking in and can use a hand

Just to clarify - I thought that "conflict of interest" statement would just make Brian laugh. I appologize that it had a negative effect. I just consider all that stuff "the good old days" memory wise, even back to Tiermay, and do not hold any feelings one way or the other about it now. Good on eve...
by Eimon
December 5th, 2013, 10:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Checking in and can use a hand
Replies: 17
Views: 4149

Re: Checking in and can use a hand

Done and done. Good to see you surface occasionally. Would be nice to see some of our herp OG's next year out and about. My time has been very limited this year as well. Just a note- there are some "very familiar" nominees in several catagories I chose to support. ;) Maybe others will feel the same.
by Eimon
November 28th, 2013, 11:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Atención Sr. Sonora
Replies: 2
Views: 1943

Re: Atención Sr. Sonora

Thanks B, I wondered what I said. :lol:

Traducción. Gracias B, me pregunté lo que dije. :lol:
by Eimon
November 26th, 2013, 9:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Atención Sr. Sonora
Replies: 2
Views: 1943

Atención Sr. Sonora

Oí que me estabas buscando. Estoy aquí amigo. ¿Dónde estás, en México, tal vez? No te emociones sobre el español. Es un requisito de por aquí. ;)

¿Por qué no hay emoticonos español para esta página de capítulo? :lol: :beer:
by Eimon
August 28th, 2013, 11:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Case Closed, its a ruber.
Replies: 10
Views: 1567

Re: What is animal “B” (Atrox or ruber?)

IMO- easy tell.........eye stripe, B is ruber. Also that critter looks like a scrawny a neo. But, I like the idea of an intergrade. :)
by Eimon
July 17th, 2013, 1:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rains begin
Replies: 12
Views: 3641

Re: Rains begin

"take time for the newbies, and interested people to educate, not chastise them.
"


No way you're a real Zonie :lol: Love your posts man. It's been waaay too long!
by Eimon
April 14th, 2013, 5:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ... panhandling pituophids ...
Replies: 11
Views: 3972

Re: ... panhandling pituophids ...

Jim, me thinks Mr. Gunn took the first pic from inside his house, while viewing this forum. Kind of fieldherping while FieldHerping :mrgreen: maybe it's the "voucher" shot that threw you off......oh, wait a minute ;) :lol:
by Eimon
February 8th, 2013, 1:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Saturday March 23rd is Kids’ Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 2381

Re: Saturday March 23rd is Kids’ Day!

Hey Jim, I've got Word files of the database sheets I could email you. It would be a great idea to have them available as a download though, if that hasn't been done already. Word and/or PDF should be made available somewhere here, on HERP and NAFHA web sites.
by Eimon
August 23rd, 2011, 9:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: narbc show in anaheim
Replies: 50
Views: 3728

Re: narbc show in anaheim

Hey Steve, it can happen. I've seen some rude things happen in the past at shows also. Here's probably the easy point- if space is limited anyway, concentrate on what you guys have planned already. Plenty of time to expand the booth ideas for the next time. It's all good.
by Eimon
August 22nd, 2011, 11:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: narbc show in anaheim
Replies: 50
Views: 3728

Re: narbc show in anaheim

FWIW- we never had any problems displaying non permit natives (lyres, glossys, shovelnose, banded geckos, desert iguanas, etc.) Especially when they are being used as educational animals. There is usually a "no sales" requirement that goes along with free booth space to herp societies, rescues and i...
by Eimon
August 16th, 2011, 10:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: narbc show in anaheim
Replies: 50
Views: 3728

Re: narbc show in anaheim

Of course it’s important to be compliant in all respects, first and foremost for the NAFHA image and in respect to the NARBC promoters generosity for booth space. That being said, there should be plenty of captive produced examples of some native species, and I think when the herp society did our di...
by Eimon
August 15th, 2011, 9:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: narbc show in anaheim
Replies: 50
Views: 3728

Re: narbc show in anaheim

If there is room in the booth, may I suggest that displaying some native herps would help hold folks attention and promote the core interest and purpose of NAFHA. Perhaps a few "less common" ones as well (like a Lyre, etc.) It would also make for a nice change of pace from the morph and pet deli cup...
by Eimon
August 13th, 2011, 5:00 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Great Article about Herp Society Field Trip!
Replies: 3
Views: 1956

Re: Great Article about Herp Society Field Trip!

Nice post Krull, but you forgot the pics of the heterodon :P :lol:
by Eimon
July 22nd, 2011, 11:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crote ID Help?
Replies: 6
Views: 989

Re: Crote ID Help?

NIce find cigar smoker! The easy "gestalt" on this ID is the eye stripe. It drops down to before the rear jaw line (like an atrox) so it's a scute. The "Pacs" extend at a longer angle to behind the jaw line. Is that all you've been doing since ARC? :)
by Eimon
April 28th, 2011, 5:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Monday in Yolo Co with Jake..........priceless
Replies: 10
Views: 1880

Re: Monday in Yolo Co with Jake..........priceless

Seriously? Where are the Contia pics? :x I need a locality breeding pair. Kings are boring. :crazyeyes: :lol:
by Eimon
April 28th, 2011, 5:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping opportunity on Saturday the 30th
Replies: 10
Views: 1589

Re: Herping opportunity on Saturday the 30th

Hey Kent, is this on for sure and would it be considered "kid friendly?" I'd love to help but have daughter duty this weekend. I know she would dig it, but not sure of the circumstances involved.

Thanks
by Eimon
April 10th, 2011, 12:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY HELLI-HOOKS!
Replies: 13
Views: 1190

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY HELLI-HOOKS!

Yeah, what he said.................. :beer:
by Eimon
February 1st, 2011, 1:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: TN man dies of copperhead bite....
Replies: 73
Views: 12229

Re: TN man dies of copperhead bite....

WRCB (Chattanooga, Tennessee) 31 January 11 Official cause of death determined in snake bite case (Megan Boatwright) East Ridge, TN.: Eyewitness News is learning more about an East Ridge man, who died after he was bitten by a copperhead. Officials tell us the snake bit 26-year-old Wade Westbrook jus...
by Eimon
January 11th, 2011, 1:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Temporary LECH...
Replies: 10
Views: 1534

Re: Temporary LECH...

Hey Rizzo and Tarbash, put the lamp oil down and embrace the LECH :lol: WTH? You surface for a Mountain Boomer relocation ad :?: What is this, CraigsList :D :D BTW- nice weather your having........save some for the new guy.
by Eimon
January 8th, 2011, 2:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best Database Finds for 2011
Replies: 34
Views: 5505

Re: Best Database Finds for 2011

You mean these things?

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by Eimon
October 17th, 2010, 10:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What snakes have you seen on your property?
Replies: 26
Views: 3906

Re: What snakes have you seen on your property?

Ah, home herping. Brings back bittersweet memories. At my current residence we have a colony of Utas out front with a smattering of Skellys. Seen a couple of Alligator lizards also. Never expected to see any snakes here, but a hatchling King found it's way into the house this spring. Very cool. Now....
by Eimon
October 16th, 2010, 10:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Californian snakes threaten Canarian biodiversity
Replies: 20
Views: 3415

Re: Californian snakes threaten Canarian biodiversity

Hey Hubbs, time for a road trip. Got that locality in your book? Might as well bring Ross and Fundad too. You three would be worth a few Euros to find some more of those things. On a serious note, I've never thought of any US snake being an invasive somewhere else. Kind of puts a different light on ...
by Eimon
October 7th, 2010, 7:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kent's bite.
Replies: 107
Views: 14900

Re: Kent's bite.

So glad to hear and see everything going so well for you. And............you'd never know it looking at him, huh? :D :D :D Outstanding, Mr. Board :thumb:
by Eimon
October 4th, 2010, 10:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kent's bite.
Replies: 107
Views: 14900

Re: Kent's bite.

Of course, only the best to Kent (and Anne Marie) for a speedy recovery. Bill my friend, your core being shined through magnificently! I doubt anyone could have done a better job for him all throughout the ordeal. Except maybe Dr. Bush. And yes, it could happen to anyone at any given time, no matter...
by Eimon
August 25th, 2010, 12:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ninja in the Everglades (Pythons, Crocodillians, Awesome)
Replies: 22
Views: 5335

Re: Ninja in the Everglades (Pythons, Crocodillians, Awesome

I am soo much more envious after seeing pics. Damn you :D BTW- I love those little flyers. Turn dives are awesome.
by Eimon
August 14th, 2010, 11:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: This is California;Not Arizona.
Replies: 27
Views: 4342

Re: This is California;Not Arizona.

Hey Hooks, when ya plan on being 'round there? And Bill, you're right on. Those posts really belong on "The Forum", y'all know, the one about field herping, unless it's an AZ trip :shock: Sourcing ID's for animals found probably makes sense here, because of all the NAFHA members and their experience...
by Eimon
August 11th, 2010, 5:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Report From the Gulf- New name, New Photos Added
Replies: 15
Views: 3371

Re: Report From the Gulf- New name, New Photos Added

You know I want to disagree with that, but I can't.....you're right. At least you used a snake :P


Giant Heterodon's, now that's a different story :lol: