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Archive for September, 2018


   Sep 28

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! Today we bring you this serene headshot of a lovely Black-tailed Rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus), uploaded by kingsnake.com user MartinWhalin1 ! This guy was found in the wild in Arizona and as you can see, he was respected by the herpers and he gave them respect in return. Be sure to tell them […]

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   Sep 27

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

This gorgeous Ctenosaura quinquecarinata is just hanging around in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user rockabirdie ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (197) Reptile […]

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   Sep 26

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

This kingsnake has perfect camouflage in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user rick d ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own and photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (210) Penn-Plax Shale Step Ledge and […]

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   Sep 25

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

This young banded water snake being very curious in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user casichelydia ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own and photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (291) Fluker's Repta Vines-Pothos […]

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   Sep 24

Herp Photo of the Day: Boa

So many colors! This is one gorgeous Dumeril’s boa in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user biophiliacs ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own and photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (145) TetraFuana ReptoTreat […]

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   Sep 24

Three Non-native Color-changing Anoles Now in Florida

The green bark anole, Anolis distichus dominicensis, may still be seen in a few isolated Florida hammocks. The established alien anoles in Florida range from Lake Okeechobee southward to the Keys and in size from the 4 ½ inch long bark anoles, A. distichus ssp., to the gigantic, foot and a half long, knight anole, […]

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   Sep 21

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! The true American Icon, the Atrox, or Western Diamondback stands his ground in our photo of the day uploaded by kingsnake.com user juzior ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! As always on Friday, we celebrate all of our venomous reptiles for their contribution to the world. It is […]

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   Sep 20

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

This Mexican Pine Snake (Pituophis deppei jani) is ready for action in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user pitparade . Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King […]

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   Sep 19

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

This beautiful Trans-Pecos Rat Snake is holding on to her most valueable treasure in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user pecoskid ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: […]

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   Sep 18

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

Loving this Blue tongue skink just chilling in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user PatS . Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (187) Fluker's 1.2-Ounce […]

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   Sep 17

Herp Photo of the Day: Chameleon

This Ambilobe Panther Chameleon is all fired up in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user vinniem1210! Be sure to tell vinniem1210 you liked it here! 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 Snake  (77) DocSeward […]

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   Sep 17

One (and Maybe a Second) Native Anole

Native or not, that is the question. The Florida bark anole, Anolis distichus floridana. Of the Baker’s dozen (maybe 14) anole species that are still listed as being present in the USA, there are probably at least 2 taxa that no longer occur. And of those listed only 2 are native. These are the color […]

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   Sep 14

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Happy Rattlesnake Friday! Loving the close-up of this Southern Pacific Rattlesnake in our photo of the day uploaded by kingsnake.com user goombaorigato ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! As always on Friday, we celebrate all of our venomous reptiles for their contribution to the world. It is our goal to help […]

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   Sep 13

Herp Photo of the Day: Gharial

How awesome is this group of breeding Gharials in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user Lucky_7 . Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: King Snake  (43) Rep-Cal […]

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   Sep 12

Herp Photo of the Day: Snake

This is a once in a lifetime shot! How cool is this field shot of an Alameda whipsnake grabbing a meal in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user trevid ?! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own and photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them […]

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   Sep 11

Herp Photo of the Day: Axolotl

If this axolotl in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user tadpoleo doesn’t make you smile, I am not sure what will! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more […]

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   Sep 10

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

What a cool field shot of this Collared Lizard (Crotaphytus reticulatus) in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user reptoman ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them featured here! …read more Read more here: […]

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   Sep 10

The Gray Treefrogs

Once thought to be restricted to southernmore locales, Cope’s gray treefrog is now known to occur pretty much over the entire range of the gray treefrogs. This is Hyla chrysoscelis. Two genetic terms, diploid and tetraploid come into play when discussing these 2 lookalike species, the Gray treefrog, Hyla versicolor and Cope’s gray treefrog, Hyla […]

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   Sep 07

Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday!

Do you know a diabetic? LLet them know that animals like this Gila Monster in our herp photo of the day in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user LJs Herps Are helping to save their lives! Medication made from the venom of Gila Monsters helps to keep blood sugar balanced for […]

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   Sep 06

Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard

What a stunning Mt. Horned Dragon in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user firereptiles ! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! 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 Snake  (197) Reptile Heat […]

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   Sep 05

Herp Photo of the Day: Boa

Amazon Tree Boas are some of the most photogenic snakes in our world, like this one in our Herp Photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user BPruett , always perfectly posed! Be sure to tell them you liked it here! Upload your own reptile and amphibian photos at gallery.kingsnake.com, and you could see them […]

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   Sep 05

West Coast Ringnecks

San Diego ringneck, D. p. similisAmazingly, even today, in the midst of nomenclatural clownery, there remain 12 subspecies of ring-necked snake, Diadophis punctatus, in the USA. When you add the 2 exclusively Mexican forms (Todos Santos ringneck, D. anthonyi and the Michoacan ringneck, D. dugesii) there are 14 subspecies. But for now let’s stick with […]

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   Sep 05

West Coast Ringnecks

San Diego ringneck, D. p. similisAmazingly, even today, in the midst of nomenclatural clownery, there remain 12 subspecies of ring-necked snake, Diadophis punctatus, in the USA. When you add the 2 exclusively Mexican forms (Todos Santos ringneck, D. anthonyi and the Michoacan ringneck, D. dugesii) there are 14 subspecies. But for now let’s stick with […]

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   Sep 04

Herp Photo of the Day: Python

This is dedicated to everyone who thinks Pythons are just fat lazy snakes. I present the glorious Savu Python (Liasis mackloti savuensis) in our herp photo of the day, uploaded by kingsnake.com user chefdev ! Agile, active, light bodied and their color, you can only appreciate their beauty in person. Be sure to tell them […]

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