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by Jon Wedow
January 17th, 2011, 1:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: foot photos needed
Replies: 26
Views: 3409

Re: foot photos needed

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Bolitoglossa sp
by Jon Wedow
January 11th, 2011, 12:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The official FHF tattoo thread
Replies: 52
Views: 37355

Re: The official FHF tattoo thread

Well done Russ! The detail is insane! Very lifelike.
by Jon Wedow
January 10th, 2011, 7:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Questions on The Herps of the Tropics
Replies: 6
Views: 938

Re: Questions on The Herps of the Tropics

Funny how they chose a non-native species for the cover. At a glance I see that book and think of Costa Rica or Panama.
by Jon Wedow
January 5th, 2011, 12:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of year Part 2, Peruvian Amazon, Amphibians
Replies: 18
Views: 7110

Re: End of year Part 2, Peruvian Amazon, Amphibians

Amazing group of photos! It's hard to believe just how many frogs are in that area. I'd love to see a comprehensive book someday that includes all of these species and more.

Jon
by Jon Wedow
January 4th, 2011, 8:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Another End of 2010 Post (LA, TX, AZ, GA, and Panama) - DUW!
Replies: 17
Views: 3529

Re: Another End of 2010 Post (LA, TX, AZ, GA, and Panama) -

Awesome collection of herps Chris! It's hard to believe it is all from one year!

Hopefully we can get together for some herping in 2011. Happy new year!

Jon
by Jon Wedow
December 23rd, 2010, 6:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Latin names
Replies: 51
Views: 4227

Re: Latin names

Rhinella marina is a pretty name... can't say the same about the toad though. Rana warszewitchii is just a rediculous name to be passed on to an animal. Poor frog. (Sorry Mr. and Mrs. Warszewitch) Sometimes I'll drive and say Pseudacris to myself over and over again in many different pitches and to...
by Jon Wedow
December 17th, 2010, 7:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ladies and Gentlemens, I present to you...
Replies: 21
Views: 2612

Re: Ladies and Gentlemens, I present to you...

Congrats Van!
by Jon Wedow
December 15th, 2010, 1:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Minnesota herping in December
Replies: 22
Views: 2633

Re: Minnesota herping in December

Very cool! What is the bait that you use?

I'm going to have to try this out. The icefishermen around here always catch them and just throw them up on the ice. I couldn't think of a way to catch them without the fishing hooks but this method is great!

Thanks for sharing!!!
by Jon Wedow
December 15th, 2010, 1:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Every milk snake we saw this year (duw, lots of pics!!)
Replies: 23
Views: 7746

Re: Every milk snake we saw this year (duw, lots of pics!!)

That's a lot of milksnakes! It's amazing how much diversity they have within their range interesting to see how they all subtlely overlap.
by Jon Wedow
December 13th, 2010, 7:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A seat of the pants herping excursion: Panama
Replies: 17
Views: 4427

Re: A seat of the pants herping excursion: Panama

Thanks everyone! Alex - It's easy to get around in Panama. You can find most of the information for stations/trails on the internet. Look for birding blogs, travel reports, etc... Hans - I'll work on the narration. It doesn't come naturally to me like it does for many others on the forum. narrowfell...
by Jon Wedow
December 10th, 2010, 8:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Few pics of 2010 (Quebec & Ontario)
Replies: 5
Views: 1407

Re: Few pics of 2010 (Quebec & Ontario)

Those Otters are great! Awesome photos!
by Jon Wedow
December 8th, 2010, 11:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A seat of the pants herping excursion: Panama
Replies: 17
Views: 4427

A seat of the pants herping excursion: Panama

Once upon a boring day at work I booked a plane ticket for Panama. With fall coming to an end and me going through some serious Herp Withdrawl Syndrome, it was time to go somewhere warm, and fast! Three weeks later I stepped off the plane at Tocumen airport in Panama and rented a 4x4. By nightfall I...
by Jon Wedow
December 8th, 2010, 7:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Another Costa Rica post!
Replies: 8
Views: 1681

Re: Another Costa Rica post!

Your snake is a Dendrophidion although I'm not sure which one. Maybe paucicarinatum ? Looking forward to seeing the rest of your posts.

Jon
by Jon Wedow
October 28th, 2010, 7:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herper/Birder from Colombia, South America
Replies: 7
Views: 2110

Re: Herper/Birder from Colombia, South America

I think you are correct. Too bad that it was killed. Thanks for sharing though.
by Jon Wedow
October 27th, 2010, 5:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A Peach State Tour and More
Replies: 38
Views: 9709

Re: A Peach State Tour and More

Overwhelming post but it was well worth it right up to the end! You've had a great year!
by Jon Wedow
October 25th, 2010, 9:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herper/Birder from Colombia, South America
Replies: 7
Views: 2110

Re: Herper/Birder from Colombia, South America

Just post your questions in the main forum. We don't mind!

Welcome! :beer:
by Jon Wedow
September 30th, 2010, 6:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peruvian Jungle Finale days 4-6 DUW
Replies: 24
Views: 4860

Re: Peruvian Jungle Finale days 4-6 DUW

That was one kick ass trip! I don't think I even need to explain why I think it was!
by Jon Wedow
September 7th, 2010, 12:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Happy Photographic Surprises
Replies: 41
Views: 5518

Re: Happy Photographic Surprises

Sibon annulata & friend
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by Jon Wedow
August 31st, 2010, 12:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mexico 2010 - April
Replies: 42
Views: 12250

Re: Mexico 2010 - April

Awesome trip! Great photos, great read ... now I want to go!

Jon
by Jon Wedow
August 26th, 2010, 6:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pinesnake nesting, Timber combat, and more LECHing.
Replies: 48
Views: 5926

Re: Pinesnake nesting, Timber combat, and more LECHing.

I wish I was a LECHer! Very cool post!
by Jon Wedow
August 23rd, 2010, 6:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Return to the Peruvian Amazon, part 2, May 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 6653

Re: Return to the Peruvian Amazon, part 2, May 2010

You sure did a great job of hiking out snakes on this trip! I really liked that Xenadon and have never seen a photo of one so dark. Also the Anilius was a really nice find! I know what you mean about just going through the motions when it gets late - now you can think about that find on future night...
by Jon Wedow
August 13th, 2010, 5:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crayfish snakes
Replies: 38
Views: 7695

Re: Crayfish snakes

Regina septemvittata

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by Jon Wedow
July 28th, 2010, 5:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Did anyone hear about this? A gator 'feeding frenzy'?
Replies: 4
Views: 1107

Re: Did anyone hear about this? A gator 'feeding frenzy'?

"I aint never seen so many gators in my life!"
by Jon Wedow
July 27th, 2010, 11:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wild western hognose diet.... surprise!
Replies: 25
Views: 3735

Re: Wild western hognose diet.... surprise!

Cool find!
by Jon Wedow
July 27th, 2010, 6:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Timberlicious
Replies: 6
Views: 1981

Re: Timberlicious

Nice pics.. I enjoyed the ratsnake/timber log. You don't see many fallen logs like that around here.
by Jon Wedow
July 26th, 2010, 11:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Two weeks this July herping in Ecuador.
Replies: 10
Views: 4680

Re: Two weeks this July herping in Ecuador.

Great post! You found some pretty cool things that don't get posted often (or ever!).
by Jon Wedow
July 23rd, 2010, 5:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: King Cobras and Catsnakes - Indian Herping
Replies: 44
Views: 9754

Re: King Cobras and Catsnakes - Indian Herping

Looking forward to the rest!
by Jon Wedow
July 16th, 2010, 10:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: prettiest snake
Replies: 109
Views: 26480

Re: prettiest snake

Pseudoboa neuwiedii
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Erythrolamprus bizona
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Jon
by Jon Wedow
July 16th, 2010, 5:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Scavenging in Crotalus viridis
Replies: 18
Views: 4325

Re: Scavenging in Crotalus viridis

[quote="bgorum"]having a rattlesnake tongue flick your crotch is a little unnerving, no matter how much you like snakes. quote]

Yes that would be! Cool post.

Jon
by Jon Wedow
July 15th, 2010, 10:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: DOR Hoaxes
Replies: 69
Views: 7749

Re: DOR Hoaxes

DOR's can get really tricky... especially if you are dealing with a full colour spectrum of snakes: In Panama, A ' Pseudo boa' despite the name is a very real snake that's bright red and white like a baby Mussarana. Small flattened snakes can look very fake to say the least. A ' Bal boa' is just a c...
by Jon Wedow
July 15th, 2010, 9:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Where the snakes hide
Replies: 11
Views: 1885

Re: Where the snakes hide

For some snakes it's really obvious to look under bark and up in the trees... in the north, watersnakes or ratsnakes come to mind. Towards the south the list grows but up north there aren't many snakes that you would expect to see up off the ground though. It wasn't until I started specifically sear...
by Jon Wedow
July 15th, 2010, 6:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Georgian Bay, Ontario... saugas & more !
Replies: 7
Views: 3064

Re: Georgian Bay, Ontario... saugas & more !

Great photos from both of you guys!

Marc that fox snake photo is very sad... it looks like she was still holding eggs too.

Nicholas that orange ringneck is really strange!

Jon
by Jon Wedow
July 13th, 2010, 11:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last few weekends in Ontario
Replies: 11
Views: 2556

Re: Last few weekends in Ontario

Good job on all the Greens in that area! I think that milk is kinda neat looking too .. the colours are suprisingly similar to the Massasaugas in your photos or could that maybe just be the photoshop?
by Jon Wedow
July 12th, 2010, 10:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Minnesota prairie herps (DUW)
Replies: 7
Views: 2398

Re: Minnesta prairie herps (DUW)

Interesting habitat with some very cool species!
by Jon Wedow
July 7th, 2010, 7:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Canada, eh?
Replies: 22
Views: 3187

Re: Canada, eh?

Joe Mahoney wrote:Does that dekay look anery to anyone else? I've never seen one that looked black/grey instead of brown/tan as that one appears.
I think grey is well within their range of colour... around here anyway. Here is one that is similar.
by Jon Wedow
July 7th, 2010, 5:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Canada, eh?
Replies: 22
Views: 3187

Re: Canada, eh?

justinm wrote:The Canadians always put up quality posts for their lack of good weather.
You're right, it's been 33°C (92°F) for a few days running now... I wish we had some cooler weather up here!
by Jon Wedow
July 6th, 2010, 6:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Canada, eh?
Replies: 22
Views: 3187

Re: Canada, eh?

Well done! Those green snakes look beefy!
by Jon Wedow
July 5th, 2010, 9:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps of Panama (Almost finished the updates)
Replies: 31
Views: 10947

Re: Herps of Panama (Almost finished the updates)

OH MY GOD PANAMANIAN GOLDEN FROGS?! I thought they were no longer found in the wild! I was stoked to see a population at the Columbus Zoo, but you found them in the wild?! -Marisa Yes they were in the wild and in situ. We didn't touch them. http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj64/jawn1983/people/IM...
by Jon Wedow
July 5th, 2010, 7:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps of Panama (Almost finished the updates)
Replies: 31
Views: 10947

Re: Herps of Panama (to be continued...) <- Updated

Agamarama - there are some great spots around the Canal Zone. The Canal zone will probably be pretty dry in April but there are lots of small streams to walk in the Gamboa area. Pipeline rd and the Camino de Cruces are both worth checking out. Just be careful when you park that you don't leave any v...
by Jon Wedow
June 30th, 2010, 5:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Show me your Heterodon.
Replies: 23
Views: 4953

Re: Show me your Heterodon.

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj64/jawn1983/ontario%20-%20june%202009/hogcoil.jpg http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj64/jawn1983/2009%20-%20leftovers/hog.jpg http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj64/jawn1983/2009-05-May/hognose-1.jpg http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj64/jawn1983/2009-05-Ma...
by Jon Wedow
June 28th, 2010, 11:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Show your pics of some of your rarest finds!
Replies: 124
Views: 26558

Re: Show your pics of some of your rarest finds!

pituophian wrote:This is one I can almost guarantee no one has ever posted here before....can anyone tell me what it is?

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Anolis proboscis?
by Jon Wedow
June 28th, 2010, 11:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Egg ID help
Replies: 16
Views: 3600

Re: Egg ID help

I was going to guess Ringneck although I am not at all familiar with Wormsnakes.
by Jon Wedow
June 24th, 2010, 8:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Minnesota 06/24
Replies: 9
Views: 2365

Re: Minnesota 06/24

Any post with a Fox snake is A+ to me! Thanks for sharing!

Jon
by Jon Wedow
June 24th, 2010, 6:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: For those of you that don't believe in subspecies...
Replies: 24
Views: 5119

Re: For those of you that don't believe in subspecies...

Warning :beer: influenced ... I believe that subspecies and ANY genetic diversity is worth protecting. The Lake Erie Watersnake is limited to a very small group of islands and a very small land area so in a sense it is should be offered protection. However considering how well they are doing, I don'...
by Jon Wedow
June 23rd, 2010, 11:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Africa, Feb-March 2010. Dial-up: don't do it!
Replies: 38
Views: 7375

Re: South Africa, Feb-March 2010. Dial-up: don't do it!

You must have had an amazing time! All of the herps are very unique around there. Great photos!

Jon
by Jon Wedow
June 22nd, 2010, 11:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herp Art
Replies: 91
Views: 29957

Re: Herp Art

There's some serious talent in this post! Nice work by everyone!
by Jon Wedow
June 22nd, 2010, 9:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What snake challenged you the most?
Replies: 67
Views: 13927

Re: What snake challenged you the most?

This might sound rediculous to some people south of the Canadian border but for the life of me I can't find a Black Rat Snake. Part of the problem is that they are almost extirpated in this part of their range. I've spent about 10 full days hiking and 5 evenings/nights road cruising exclusively for ...
by Jon Wedow
June 22nd, 2010, 7:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps of Panama (Almost finished the updates)
Replies: 31
Views: 10947

Re: Herps of Panama (to be continued...)

As promised... Anotheca spinosa http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj64/jawn1983/2010-01%20-%20panama/anothecaspinosa1.jpg http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj64/jawn1983/panama%20-%20september%2008/Anothecaspinosa.jpg Bolitoglossa shizodactyla http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj64/jawn1983/2010-...
by Jon Wedow
June 17th, 2010, 11:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps of Panama (Almost finished the updates)
Replies: 31
Views: 10947

Herps of Panama (Almost finished the updates)

The rejuvinated forum has been on fire lately! Now seems to be the time to repost all that has been lost... let me sum up 5 trips worth of Panama with an assortment of what herps have been found. Ameiva leptophrys http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj64/jawn1983/2010-01%20-%20panama/ameivaleptophrys...
by Jon Wedow
June 16th, 2010, 12:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: USFWS Herpetology Internship: Part 3
Replies: 5
Views: 5170

Re: USFWS Herpetology Internship: Part 3

Great post! I don't think I've seen a young blandings turtle before - they barely even look like the adults! I enjoyed the secion where you improved the nesting habitat for turltes .. very interesting.

Jon