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Wildlife Techniques Field Trip at Ordway Swisher Biological Station was a Success!

Despite having terrible weather forecast for the weekend, everyone was still pretty ecstatic. We ended up getting rained on Friday and Saturday, but it was only for a short period of time. 104 more words


Little Debbie and the Amateur Herpetologist

When our son Michael was seven we moved to a subdivision in the woods. We were only on an acre of land, but behind us there was a creek, and on the other side of the creek were hundreds of acres of woods. 218 more words


Where do tissue samples come from?

The main focus of our field expedition was to collect tissue samples and preserve specimens of herpetofauna surrounding the Canguҫu Field Station in Tocantins state. Members of Dr. 995 more words


A Flash Of Blue

A blue belly lizard giving just a peek of its pretty blue underside.

A Night Walk in the Osa Peninsula

I recently went on a night walk in the rainforest of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, looking for frogs, snakes, and other nocturnal animals with a great wildlife guide who knew the area well. 214 more words

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Vivarium Life. 2nd edition. Alfred Leutscher

The second edition of Vivarium Life was published in 1961.  I had never seen this edition until I bought one a few days ago from a book dealer for very little. 296 more words