Earless Monitor- One of Five confirmed specimens

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Earless Monitor- One of Five confirmed specimens

Post by Dan Krull » January 12th, 2013, 8:40 am

At the Pomona Reptile Supershow, I had the good fortune of running in to two Japanese herpers who had a heck of a story to tell. Their english is a little shakey, but I think you'll connect with their story when you hear it. After sixteen years of dreaming, and ten years of searching they were rewarded with a once in a lifetime find. You can listen to their story in our Herp Nation Live coverage of the Pomona Supershow at the link below:
http://www.herpnation.com/audio/herp-na ... uper-show/

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Re: Earless Monitor- One of Five confirmed specimens

Post by Jeff Lemm » January 12th, 2013, 9:22 am

So cool. I talked with them about this for quite a while. That's one of the toughest herps to ever find in the wild...or keep alive in captivity

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Re: Earless Monitor- One of Five confirmed specimens

Post by Sam Bacchini » January 12th, 2013, 10:22 am

That was cool to talk to them. They were at Anaheim too and were talking about going to look for them. Cool guys, very enthusiastic!

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Re: Earless Monitor- One of Five confirmed specimens

Post by Hans Breuer (twoton) » April 18th, 2013, 3:14 am

And right after they find it, the lizard turns up in a Japanese zoo. How about that...By the way, Lanthanotus is not difficult to keep in captivity - they willingly take fish and fatty pork.

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Re: Earless Monitor- One of Five confirmed specimens

Post by Rags » April 18th, 2013, 5:53 am

Did these two guys have a stand at the show?

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Re: Earless Monitor- One of Five confirmed specimens

Post by Scott Waters » April 18th, 2013, 12:27 pm

I always see them at the Anaheim show in the fall, but this time it was at the january Super Show in Pomona. They also publish a magazine in Japan.

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