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by Jacob
May 21st, 2017, 5:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Patternless N.e. transversa?
Replies: 4
Views: 2686

Re: Patternless N.e. transversa?

My experience says that the snakes you are seeing that appear "patternless" are in fact just muddy. I have captured numerous (hundreds) individuals that first appear "patternless" and after a good PIT tag and messing with, they soon show their true characteristics. I will ask a few others that have ...
by Jacob
July 2nd, 2016, 6:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Dishonesty in government
Replies: 121
Views: 32617

Re: Dishonesty in government

Wow. These are big claims with no supporting evidence from you. Just ranting about the inadequacies of a state agency (you only give examples from CDFW). First, published literature was not ignored. However, the published literature may have not been enough regardless of what YOU think. Second, dema...
by Jacob
February 25th, 2016, 4:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Africa - Zululand January/February 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 2691

Re: South Africa - Zululand January/February 2016

Awesome. Wish I had gone to St. Lucia while I was there. Have you checked to see if your C. warreni is a new record for the area? I am fairly sure a few have been recorded from that range but you may have more to offer in a specific location. Look at: Stanley, E.L. and M.F. Bates. Here be dragons: a...
by Jacob
January 19th, 2016, 5:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern African Field Guide Recommendations...
Replies: 7
Views: 3686

Re: Southern African Field Guide Recommendations...

I used all four of those, which was cumbersome. Branch's book was definitely more worn than the others, with the Complete Frog guide coming in second, at the end of three months.
by Jacob
November 5th, 2015, 4:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Caught a Coral in Austin today
Replies: 3
Views: 1995

Re: Caught a Coral in Austin today

Austin Reptile service: Tim will know where to send it.
UTA is always looking for specimens as well.
by Jacob
October 1st, 2015, 9:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Slidell- Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge RFI
Replies: 1
Views: 1923

Slidell- Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge RFI

Hello-

I will be staying in Slidell, LA over the weekend and going to try and check out the Bayou Sauvage Wildlife Refuge. Does any one here have any advice or would like to join for a hike (herping and birding)?

Thanks,

Jacob O.
by Jacob
August 20th, 2015, 4:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spot Recognition software
Replies: 8
Views: 2865

Re: Spot Recognition software

WildID (Bolger et al. 2012)

From what I have seen, it is also "easily manipulated in program R" and then MARK.

Search the City of Austin blind salamander projects for additional info or feel free to pm.
by Jacob
July 26th, 2015, 7:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A week in the United Arab Emirates
Replies: 26
Views: 13277

Re: A week in the United Arab Emirates

Awesome! Do you have additional pictures of the wonder gecko?
by Jacob
May 3rd, 2015, 5:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent trip to Southwest Arizona
Replies: 11
Views: 4246

Re: Recent trip to Southwest Arizona

I am speecless... and you KNOW how hard it is to accomplish that... :crazyeyes: :beer: jim EDIT... OK... just figured out that you're not my friend Jacob Anderson... who was at this outing, as well... DOH! :roll: :lol: :lol: No worry! He arrived as we were leaving. I am interested to see how they d...
by Jacob
May 2nd, 2015, 1:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent trip to Southwest Arizona
Replies: 11
Views: 4246

Recent trip to Southwest Arizona

First time and I think I am in love: (Permits and licenses for all creatures were on hand) http://i335.photobucket.com/albums/m445/jacobstudowen/Facebook/Southwest%20Arizona%202015/1522962_10205726034942127_9200184812029827359_o_zpsxsy1obvf.jpg http://i335.photobucket.com/albums/m445/jacobstudowen/F...
by Jacob
April 7th, 2015, 5:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: College Station RFI
Replies: 2
Views: 1882

Re: College Station RFI

That's a good start Chris. I will google earth those roads and try and hit them tonight.

Thanks,
by Jacob
April 6th, 2015, 1:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: College Station RFI
Replies: 2
Views: 1882

College Station RFI

Hello:

I will be in College Station tomorrow for a meeting from 130-330ish. I am hoping to get there early or stay late if any one is willing to go flipping or road cruising.

PM me if you would like to join!

Jacob Owen
by Jacob
January 27th, 2015, 11:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bull Snakes
Replies: 3
Views: 2117

Re: Bull Snakes

Williamson Co.
Image
by Jacob
January 20th, 2015, 12:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A couple of finds recently 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1623

A couple of finds recently 2015

Austin area: http://i335.photobucket.com/albums/m445/jacobstudowen/IMG_05811_zpsd99d8dea.jpg A shy little creature that many come to Austin and still have yet to find: http://i335.photobucket.com/albums/m445/jacobstudowen/IMG_05831_zps964bd0ad.jpg http://i335.photobucket.com/albums/m445/jacobstudowe...
by Jacob
January 8th, 2015, 12:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: St Lucia, Kwa Zulu Natal - South Africa. First Trip of 2015.
Replies: 6
Views: 3986

Re: St Lucia, Kwa Zulu Natal - South Africa. First Trip of 2

Love those rubber frogs. Keep taking those quick trips plz.
by Jacob
January 4th, 2015, 9:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HerpMapper Highlight - Swaziland
Replies: 2
Views: 2112

Re: HerpMapper Highlight - Swaziland

Thea! I need to step up and load my Swazi records...Thanks for posting this Chris.
by Jacob
December 10th, 2014, 7:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SF Bay Area- November 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 3706

Re: SF Bay Area- November 2014

The octopus and SC black sallie are great! Thx for showing.
by Jacob
December 7th, 2014, 5:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 rocked! Florida, Illinois, Virginia, and good ol' Texas
Replies: 20
Views: 7939

Re: 2014 rocked! Florida, Illinois, Virginia, and good ol' T

Alright, now I can barely wait for Spring! Ryan, I will show you some more tin sites south, east, and North (new and untouched) if you let me hitch a ride to South Texas!! Burning to get out after seeing this. Nice year.
by Jacob
October 31st, 2014, 11:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A month to herp the jungle...exploring human impacts?
Replies: 36
Views: 10747

Re: A month to herp the jungle...exploring human impacts?

Maybe I have missed it, since I skimmed through most of this, but: 1. Pit falls take a lot of time and effort to set up. 2. Do you have permits to handle, touch, catch, examine, take and bring stomach contents out of India, etc.? 3. Pit falls take a lot of effort and time. I would stay away from pit...
by Jacob
September 7th, 2014, 8:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Africa 2013, part 1
Replies: 13
Views: 6853

Re: South Africa 2013

Great stuff! Really brings back some memories from when I was there. Loved the owl shots
by Jacob
August 25th, 2014, 8:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: planning a trip to the San Antonio area
Replies: 2
Views: 1388

Re: planning a trip to the San Antonio area

Would you oppose driving an hour south? Chaparral Wildlife Management Area is a nice place if you can get the okay to visit and stay overnight.
by Jacob
July 28th, 2014, 2:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Game Warden Feedback (TX Specifically)
Replies: 130
Views: 34071

Re: Game Warden Feedback (TX Specifically)

First: Thanks Chris for forwarding the message on. Second: Sorry Chris for all the "herpers" ranting and turning this informative thread into a subjective soapbox. Unfortunately, not all LE are going to be as diligent as the one above. Hopefully, some light will be shed out east on the canebrake sit...
by Jacob
July 27th, 2014, 2:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1906

Re: ID needed

I am still fairly confident that is a funny looking Storeria dekayi
by Jacob
July 3rd, 2014, 6:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping sites and personal guides in Panama
Replies: 6
Views: 2000

Re: Herping sites and personal guides in Panama

La Mica Biological Station with Dr. Julie Ray...just google for more info and contact information
by Jacob
July 3rd, 2014, 5:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Two weeks of straight herping (NC/TX/AZ)
Replies: 8
Views: 2985

Re: Two weeks of straight herping (NC/TX/AZ)

Pretty darn good for two weeks!
by Jacob
June 23rd, 2014, 3:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 6690

Re: Costa Rica 2014

Ridiculous!
by Jacob
June 14th, 2014, 8:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Waglers Pit Viper
Replies: 10
Views: 2369

Re: Waglers Pit Viper

Great stuff!
by Jacob
May 26th, 2014, 6:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake I.D. Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1431

Re: Snake I.D. Help

I am leaning towards a spitting cobra.

It was found in a populated area and I have found a few in that exact spot.

Thanks for the replies.
by Jacob
May 23rd, 2014, 2:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake I.D. Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1431

Snake I.D. Help

Found in Northeast Swaziland...Simunye

Image

Ideas?
by Jacob
May 8th, 2014, 7:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Reptiles & amphibians from around KwaZulu Natal,South Africa
Replies: 8
Views: 2739

Re: Reptiles & amphibians from around KwaZulu Natal,South Af

It's always a pleasure to see your photo's! Thanks
by Jacob
May 7th, 2014, 6:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake Days 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2782

Re: Snake Days 2014

I would be willing to go, if .... pm if interested.
by Jacob
May 5th, 2014, 2:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Looking up a the right time...
Replies: 3
Views: 1660

Re: Looking up a the right time...

Awesome. I am learning to just listen rather than "shine". Great stuff
by Jacob
April 27th, 2014, 9:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: device help
Replies: 4
Views: 1465

Re: device help

Kestrel
by Jacob
April 20th, 2014, 4:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake Killers In Our Own Ranks
Replies: 80
Views: 23144

Re: Snake Killers In Our Own Ranks

Sad...
by Jacob
April 1st, 2014, 11:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Texas Herpetological Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 1048

Texas Herpetological Meeting

Any one going? Ill be in west Texas on Wednesday and staying till the weekend.
by Jacob
March 20th, 2014, 7:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: One day in Limpopo , South Africa
Replies: 6
Views: 2390

Re: One day in Limpopo , South Africa

Very cool. I desperately wanted to find an Aspidelaps while I was in the region. I was told there is high interest in the venom and were on the wanted list, fyi.
Thanks for sharing and please keep taking weekend adventures!
by Jacob
March 19th, 2014, 6:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Meeting Proposal -Somewhere in Texas April 4-6?
Replies: 25
Views: 7259

Re: Spring Meeting Proposal -Somewhere in Texas April 4-6?

I am in for what ever y'all decide. April 9-13th, I will be in West Texas herping and attending the herp meeting. Is the Texas Herp meeting still on the table? There will be students and herpers alike presenting opportunities for a diverse crowd. Lots of eyes in a great part of Texas.
by Jacob
March 4th, 2014, 3:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Africa (updated species names)
Replies: 18
Views: 4901

Re: Southern Africa

Identifications added. Any disagreements are welcomed!
by Jacob
March 4th, 2014, 12:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First field trip of 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2576

Re: First field trip of 2014

Awesome. I feel like every drive from point A to B was 17hrs in South Africa! Love the snapshots of the country.
by Jacob
March 3rd, 2014, 7:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Africa (updated species names)
Replies: 18
Views: 4901

Re: Southern Africa

Durban Keeper wrote:Jacob you did really well. Let me know if you need any help on the ID's. Never nice to see a dead file snake, overall though your species count was incredible. I hope you had a great stay here!

Dean
Thank you. The only one I really question is the dwarf puddle frog. What do you think?
by Jacob
February 27th, 2014, 1:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Africa (updated species names)
Replies: 18
Views: 4901

Re: Southern Africa

gila-91 wrote: I'm dying to know what Steers Monkey Gland Sauce Flavored Potato Chips tasted like.
It was good. It was like a curry flavor. Appreciate the comments!
by Jacob
February 27th, 2014, 6:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Africa (updated species names)
Replies: 18
Views: 4901

Re: Southern Africa

Holy hell, you killed it - especially in only 8 weeks! I'm surprised there aren't more wows coming from the forum; it's probably because we're so biased toward the places we actually know something about and South Africa is such a long trip for many of us. I was lucky enough to make it there a few ...
by Jacob
February 25th, 2014, 7:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Africa (updated species names)
Replies: 18
Views: 4901

Re: Southern Africa

I was in Northeast South Africa/Swaziland for 8 weeks. I am looking at the different herp communities that reside in and around the sugar cane that shrouds the area. Thelotornis capensis venom is not something to take lightly. Not only is it severely hemotoxic, but the thought of the local clinics (...
by Jacob
February 24th, 2014, 2:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Africa (updated species names)
Replies: 18
Views: 4901

Southern Africa (updated species names)

At the beginning of this year I was able to complete my Master's research and in the process learn the fine art of picking ticks off my body at all hours of the day/night. Unfortunately, now that I am stateside again I am supposed to start writing up the results. With that being said, I apologize fo...
by Jacob
February 19th, 2014, 7:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northern KZN, South Africa- Reptiles, Amphibians and more.
Replies: 25
Views: 8551

Re: Northern KZN, South Africa- Reptiles, Amphibians and mor

Great stuff! I almost took advantage of the St. Lucia beaches, but couldn't pull myself away from my research this past Feb. Thanks for posting!
by Jacob
December 8th, 2013, 2:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Since July in Louisiana, Arizona and Mississippi
Replies: 8
Views: 1184

Re: Since July in Louisiana, Arizona and Mississippi

Wow, love the black pine
by Jacob
November 23rd, 2013, 8:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Texas Tortoise
Replies: 9
Views: 2158

Re: Texas Tortoise

I'm always glad to see a picture with a tex tort still alive and not pummeled by traffic.