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Archive for December, 2014


   Dec 31

Sea turtle found on beach now in care of Oregon aquarium

By Herp News A sea turtle found hypothermic and dehydrated on a beach in southwest Washington is showing signs of improvement after a week of rehabilitation at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (37) Rep-Cal SRP00300 Herptivite Multivitamin and Mineral Powder Reptile/Amphibian Supplement, 3.3-Ounce by Rep-Cal (37) Buy […]

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   Dec 31

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. Provides Section 19(a) Notice

By Herp News This notice provides stockholders of Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. with information regarding the distribution paid on Dec. 31, 2014 and cumulativ Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (28) Wormy-Licious! Dried Mealworms in Bulk: Treats for Chickens and Wild Birds (11 POUND BAG) by Wormy-Licious! (28) Buy […]

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   Dec 31

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. Provides Section 19(a) Notice

By Herp News This notice provides stockholders of Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. with information regarding the distribution paid on Dec. 31, 2014 and cumulativ Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (1209) K&H Pet Products Thermal-Bowl Heated Cat & Dog Bowl 96oz. Blue 25W by K&H Pet Products (1209) Buy […]

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   Dec 31

Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. Provides Section 19(a) Notice

By Herp News This notice provides stockholders of Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. with information regarding the distribution paid on Dec. 31, 2014 and cumulative distribu Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (773) Exo Terra Heat-Glo Infrared Spot Lamp, 100-Watt/120-Volt by Exo Terra (773) Buy new: $7.00 $6.63 14 used & […]

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   Dec 31

Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. Provides Section 19(a) Notice

By Herp News This notice provides stockholders of Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. with information regarding the distribution paid on Dec. 31, 2014 and cumulative distribu Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (71) Pangea Fruit Mix With Insects Crested Gecko Complete Diet 2 oz by Pangea (71) Buy new: $11.99 Pangea […]

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   Dec 31

Monkey sleep, monkey do: how primates choose their trees

By Herp News Primates don’t monkey around when deciding where to spend the night, but primatologists have had a poor grasp on what drives certain monkeys toward specific trees. Now, two extensive studies of Indonesian primates suggest that factors in selecting trees each evening are site-specific and different for each species—and that some overnight spots […]

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   Dec 31

Local reptile business looks to expand

By Herp News ETNA – Lovers of lizards need not travel far to get a new pet in Siskiyou County, thanks to Jesse and Christian Thomson’s lifelong passion for reptiles.Celebrating one year in operation, Jesse Thomson spoke to the Siskiyou Daily News recently about the niche business that provides for the full spectrum of reptile […]

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   Dec 31

'Lizard Stresser' offers way to flood websites with bogus internet traffic

By Herp News The hacking group that claims it took down the Xbox and PlayStation networks on Christmas can now help you take down any website for the low, low price of $2.99. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (405) Zilla Reptile Terrarium Bedding Substrate Desert Blend Walnut, 10-Qt. by Zilla (405) […]

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   Dec 31

Lizard Squad Offers $6 DDoS Attack Tool

By Herp News Meanwhile, the Lizard Squad said it also played a role in the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (615) Tetra 77157 TetraColor Tropical Flakes, 0.42-Ounce, 85 ml by Tetra (615) Buy new: $2.99 $1.97 6 used & new from $1.79 This natural color-enhancing food is […]

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   Dec 31

Mangroves oil spill destroying herps, other wildlife

An oil spill in the world’s largest mangrove forest has killed many animals, and will have an impact for years to come. From the Daily Star: Animals have started to die. The water hyacinths on the two rivers have turned black. Some Golpata trees have gone under heavy layers of oil. One local, Abu Jafar, […]

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   Dec 31

Herp Photo of the Day: Corn Snake!

<img width="250" src="http://gallery.connectedbypets.com/data/70sunglow_motley_corn_stripe.JPG" alt=" Corn Snake, uploaded by kingsnake.com user jcherry” /> It’s our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user jcherry! Corn Snake, uploaded by kingsnake.com user jcherry” /> Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King […]

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   Dec 30

Top 10 camera trap photos of animals

By Herp News Camera traps are revolutionizing the world of conservation, helping researchers document elusive wildlife, record rarely-observed animal behavior, catch poachers, and identify high conservation value areas. The non-invasive tool also offers incredible marketing value, showcasing the sometimes little-seen targets of conservation efforts. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (363) Simple […]

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   Dec 30

Top 10 camera trap photos of animals

By Herp News Camera traps are revolutionizing the world of conservation, helping researchers document elusive wildlife, record rarely-observed animal behavior, catch poachers, and identify high conservation value areas. The non-invasive tool also offers incredible marketing value, showcasing the sometimes little-seen targets of conservation efforts. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (345) Zoo […]

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   Dec 30

Rat eradication needed to save seabird colony

By Herp News Although only a nuisance in your home, on an isolated island chain (archipelago) off the northeastern coast of Brazil, rats pose a threat to the red-billed tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus). The seabird nests in the remote Abrolhos National Park, but two species of invasive rats prey on its eggs and young: the house […]

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   Dec 30

Meet Biofaces: the Facebook for wildlife enthusiasts

By Herp News Love wildlife? Wish you had a place online to share your photos, videos, and stories with other wild enthusiasts—kind of like a Facebook for wildlife lovers? Well, look no further than Biofaces, a new website meant to “make wildlife loving people happy,” according to its creator, Leonardo Avelino Duarte. Go to Source […]

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   Dec 30

Rare sea turtle fights for life after straying 5,000 miles to Cumbria

By Herp News Critically-endangered Kemps Ridley hatchling usually found in Gulf of Mexico receives intensive round-the-clock care after being found stranded off Barrow Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (37) Rep-Cal SRP00300 Herptivite Multivitamin and Mineral Powder Reptile/Amphibian Supplement, 3.3-Ounce by Rep-Cal (37) Buy new: $12.68 $11.52 6 used & new from […]

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   Dec 30

Turtle Beach Replaces Subordinated Debt With Lower Cost Financing – Quick Facts

By Herp News Turtle Beach Replaces Subordinated Debt With Lower Cost Financing – Quick Facts Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (405) Zilla Reptile Terrarium Bedding Substrate Desert Blend Walnut, 10-Qt. by Zilla (405) Buy new: $7.02 $6.88 23 used & new from $5.87 Recreate a reptile’s desert habitat with attractive, 100% […]

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   Dec 30

Turtle Beach Successfully Replaces Subordinated Debt with Lower Cost Financing

By Herp News SAN DIEGO, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR) today announced that it has entered into an amendment to its loan agreement with Bank of America  signed March 31, 2014 … Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (259) BYB 100W 110V Ceramic Infrared Heat Emitter Brooder […]

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   Dec 30

The cinnamon corns of Levy County

“Corn snake!” “Where?” “My side about 3 feet off the road” I slammed on the brakes and Jake, piling out of the car, ran back about 40 feet and stooped to pick up a 30″ long corn that I would never have seen. Young eyes are good! And Jake’s eyes, having the image of a […]

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   Dec 30

Backside-breathing turtle is critically endangered

A turtle with an unusual breathing method faces extinction. From the Scientific American: Few reptiles can breathe underwater. Australia is home to one of the exceptions, the white-throated snapping turtle (Elseya albagula), which can extract oxygen from water through its backside via a process called cloacal respiration. This unusual technique, shared by a handful of […]

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   Dec 30

Building your own tortoise tractor

“As three-time Soapbox Derby Champ Ronnie Beck says, ‘Unguarded construction sites are a gold mine.’” -Bart Simpson While my days of pirating materials from construction sites to build skate ramps and bike jumps are way, way behind me, my urge to re-use old building materials from my own scrap pile continues to fuel many of […]

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   Dec 30

Herp Photo of the Day: Nile Monitor!

<img width="250" src="http://gallery.connectedbypets.com/data/168330Denile-med.jpg" alt=" Nile Monitor, uploaded by kingsnake.com user ToucanJungle” /> It’s our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user ToucanJungle! Nile Monitor, uploaded by kingsnake.com user ToucanJungle” /> Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King […]

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   Dec 30

'Smart' turtle robot can fix underwater tasks

By Herp News Singapore, Dec 29 (IANS): A team of Indian-origin scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has finalised a 'smart' maneuvering robot that can be used for oceanic surveys, inspections of pipe and cable, ship hull or a propeller's shaft. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (658) AmazonBasics Stainless […]

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   Dec 29

Camera traps capture rare footage of wild bonobos (video)

By Herp News Bonobos, our ape cousins, love peace. Unlike chimpanzees, also our close relatives, bonobos are known to resolve conflict through sex instead of aggression. They kiss, they caress, and females display genito-genital rubbing (also called G-G rubbing) to communicate, bond, and reconcile. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (71) Pangea […]

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   Dec 29

2 'Lizard Squad' Members Have Been Identified, Security Researcher Says

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   Dec 29

Reptile Trivia

By Herp News Play Reptile Trivia with your friends! This Reptile Trivia game allows you to play Reptiles live against people from around the world,… Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (248) Zoo Med Aspen Snake Bedding, 24 Quarts by Zoo Med (248) Buy new: $21.48 $10.79 24 used & new from […]

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   Dec 29

Taliban attacks in Pakistan threaten crocodiles

Militant attacks on a sacred shrine have lowered the number of visitors to the site, which means the local crocodiles aren’t being fed. From Aljazeera America: Iqbal has already paid bus fare and an entrance fee and given a donation to the shrine’s saint. Now she’s worried that the meat’s inflated price means she won’t […]

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   Dec 29

'Smart' turtle robot can fix underwater tasks

By Herp News Singapore, Dec 29 (IANS) A team of Indian-origin scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has finalised a 'smart' maneuvering robot that can be used for oceanic surveys, inspections of pipe and cable, ship hull or a propeller's shaft. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (541) Zoo Med […]

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   Dec 29

The hare, the tortoise… and the end game

By Herp News At the top of Australia's batting order are the hare and the tortoise. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (236) Fluker's Repta Vines-Pothos for Reptiles and Amphibians by Fluker’s (236) Buy new: $9.99 $7.79 16 used & new from $6.71 Lifelike, natural-looking hanging vines are the perfect addition to […]

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   Dec 29

Herp Photo of the Day: Horned Frog!

<img width="250" src="http://gallery.connectedbypets.com/data/159232horndfrog2-med.jpg" alt=" Horned Frog, uploaded by kingsnake.com user reptillia69″ /> It’s our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user reptillia69! Horned Frog, uploaded by kingsnake.com user reptillia69″ /> Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King […]

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   Dec 28

Lowcountry turtle sanctuary seeks to save species from around the world

By Herp News CROSS – Deep in the woods of Berkeley County, some of the world's rarest and most endangered turtle species are being saved from collectors and Asian dinner plates. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (212) Repashy Crested Gecko MRP Diet – Food – All Sizes 8 Oz (1/2 lb) […]

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   Dec 27

May Howard students help Injured Savannah turtle get a leg up

By Herp News T he box turtle had a missing leg. The elementary school had a 3-D printer. This is the story of how they came together to produce Stumpy 2.0, a box turtle with a custom-made prosthetic limb. Stumpy arrived at Oatland Island Wildlife Center in early September with a badly injured and infected […]

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   Dec 27

Bristol Aggie program aims to increase Chinese box turtle population

By Herp News An endangered species of turtle that is indigenous to China has found refuge at Bristol County Agricultural High School as part of a long-term conservation project with an educational purpose.This is the first year that the school’s natural resource management department is raising Chinese box turtles as part of an effort in […]

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   Dec 27

Bristol Aggie program aims to increase Chinese box turtle population

By Herp News An endangered species of turtle that is indigenous to China has found refuge at Bristol County Agricultural High School as part of a long-term conservation project with an educational purpose.This is the first year that the school’s natural resource management department is raising Chinese box turtles as part of an effort in […]

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   Dec 27

Bristol Aggie takes on turtle conservation

By Herp News An endangered species of turtle that is indigenous to China has found refuge at Bristol County Agricultural High School as part of a long-term conservation project with an educational purpose. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (248) Zoo Med Aspen Snake Bedding, 24 Quarts by Zoo Med (248) Buy […]

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   Dec 27

Why Lizard Squad Says It Will Stop Xbox, Sony Hacks

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   Dec 27

Meet the grinch who stole Christmas for gamers: The Lizard Squad

By Herp News A trollish hacking group says it brought down Sony and Microsoft's gaming networks over the holiday. Go to Source …read more Read more here: herpetofauna.com  (686) Zoo Med Economy Analog Dual Thermometer and Humidity Gauge by Zoo Med (686) Buy new: $12.99 $7.03 26 used & new from $3.25 Allows precise monitoring […]

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   Dec 27

Lizard Squad: Kim Dotcom Plays Christmas Hero After Gaming Attacks

By Herp News Call it a belated Christmas season miracle.This is a story of an eccentric Internet entrepreneur who singlehandedly may have managed to save gamers around the world — and the Christmas season — from a hacking collective known as Lizard Squad.Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network both suffered outages Christmas Day that […]

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   Dec 27

How Kim Dotcom (Almost) Saved Christmas From The Lizard Squad [Updated]

By Herp News A week ago, I read an article that claimed the infamous Lizard Squad had been dismantled for good, taken down not by the FBI, but by a rival group of “whitehat” hackers, Finest Squad. It's a rather good piece, chronicling how the new group essentially beat the digital vandals at their own […]

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   Dec 27

How Kim Dotcom (Almost) Saved Christmas From The Lizard Squad [Updated]

By Herp News A week ago, I read an article that claimed the infamous Lizard Squad had been dismantled for good, taken down not by the FBI, but by a rival group of “whitehat” hackers, Finest Squad. It's a rather good piece, chronicling how the new group essentially beat the digital vandals at their own […]

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