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Heterodon platirhinos

Post by r.edwards » August 29th, 2010, 3:00 pm

In the A.M. I took a short trip with one of my dogs and a herping buddy. We viewed a nice variety of cool herps but I only photographed a couple hognose...


the first one in situ
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and the second one as found

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had fun....unfortunately I was short on battery life and then it got hot...will try again next weekend

happy herpen...

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Post by Dan Krull » August 29th, 2010, 4:06 pm

Seriously sexy little hogs there! They are marked so much like nice southern hogs. Really cool in situ shots. I have still never found a live one in the wild. The curse lives on!

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Post by JakeScott » August 29th, 2010, 4:08 pm

I agree that one is very nicely marked and colored. What region is this from?

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Post by Fundad » August 29th, 2010, 4:15 pm

SWEET Hoggies..

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Re: Heterodon platirhinos

Post by chris drake » August 29th, 2010, 4:22 pm

Very nice looking hogs Robert. I really like the look of the second one. I've been out a few times the last 2 weeks and haven't seen much of anything.

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Post by Lizardman1988 » August 30th, 2010, 12:07 pm

Herp Ninja wrote:Seriously sexy little hogs there! They are marked so much like nice southern hogs. Really cool in situ shots. I have still never found a live one in the wild. The curse lives on!

Dan
You haven't seen an eastern hog in the wild yet? You need to come out here to Hays, they're moving on the roads here. I found my first ones this year, actually. Now I need a western.

Those actually look like the one I found yesterday. Very awesome snakes.

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Post by justinm » August 30th, 2010, 1:42 pm

Westerns have always been harder to find for me. I have only seen three Westerns in the wild. Two were very small YoY.

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Post by Lizardman1988 » August 30th, 2010, 2:15 pm

I have technically seen one western in the wild, it was at last year's fall KHS trip. Some snot nosed kid cut in front of where I was flipping, flipped my next rock in line, and found a county record western hognose! I'm so disgusted by it that I'm not counting it on my life list. Ask Hubbs, he was there.

Edit: I forgot to mention that this kid wouldn't let me photo the snake either.

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Re: Heterodon platirhinos

Post by r.edwards » August 30th, 2010, 3:06 pm

all,

thanks for the compliments, these were from Montgomery co, TX near houston.
I can't ever remember finding two in a morning or even a day.

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Re: Heterodon platirhinos

Post by Carl Koch » September 4th, 2010, 4:35 pm

BEAUTIFUL hogs! And excellent pics!

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Re: Heterodon platirhinos

Post by Ross Padilla » September 4th, 2010, 9:27 pm

Love the in situ's. :thumb:

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