A GOOD START TO 2018

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Flippin Idiot
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A GOOD START TO 2018

Post by Flippin Idiot » May 16th, 2018, 11:11 am

http://snakeadventures.blogspot.com/
A FIELD HERPER'S DREAM IS TO HAVE THE KIND OF PERFECT TIMING WHERE EVERY OUTING PRODUCES COOL HERPS. TO BE HONEST, ON THE FIRST OUTING OF THE YEAR I WILL BE HAPPY FINDING EVEN COMMON HERPS. MY SONS HAD BEEN BUGGIN ME TO GO FLIPPING. WE HAD SOME TIME. LUCKY FOR US IT HAD RAINED A BUNCH RECENTLY. WE WENT TO AN AREA WHERE IT IS REALLY EASY TO STRIKE OUT COMPLETELY, BUT WE IMMEDIATELY FOUND LIZARDS AND MICE. WITHIN 10 MINUTES OF GETTING OUT OF THE VEHICLE, I KNEW BEFORE I SAW IT THAT WE HAD AT LEAST FOUND A GOPHER SNAKE BECAUSE OF THE LOUD HISSING.
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UNDER THE SAME OBJECT WAS A BEAUTIFUL MILK
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UPON CLOSER INSPECTION, THERE WAS ALSO A TIGER SALAMANDER
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WE LATER FLIPPED 4 RACERS AND 11 MORE GOPHER SNAKES

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Bryan Hamilton
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Re: A GOOD START TO 2018

Post by Bryan Hamilton » May 16th, 2018, 11:13 am

Nicely done! Love the minecraft star wars shit too btw.

craigb
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Re: A GOOD START TO 2018

Post by craigb » May 17th, 2018, 5:24 am

Good stuff... Great to see kids in on the action !!!! :thumb:

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RenoBart
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Re: A GOOD START TO 2018

Post by RenoBart » May 17th, 2018, 10:48 am

Based on those herps, I am guessing you are in Southern Colorado?

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Re: A GOOD START TO 2018

Post by Flippin Idiot » May 17th, 2018, 5:22 pm

We're in Utah, but I'd love to visit Colorado this time of year.

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RenoBart
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Re: A GOOD START TO 2018

Post by RenoBart » May 17th, 2018, 7:08 pm

Flippin Idiot wrote:We're in Utah, but I'd love to visit Colorado this time of year.
That's pretty cool, I know there are tiger salamanders in Colorado, didn't know there was a big population in Utah! Cool.

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Re: A GOOD START TO 2018

Post by Flippin Idiot » May 18th, 2018, 7:13 pm

Yes, there are some nights in the fall when 100's of tiger salamanders are getting smashed on the road. It is a horrible sight.
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Re: A GOOD START TO 2018

Post by RenoBart » May 18th, 2018, 8:27 pm

Flippin Idiot wrote:Yes, there are some nights in the fall when 100's of tiger salamanders are getting smashed on the road. It is a horrible sight.
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Sounds like those roads need Ecopassages....

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