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Water Life Magazine 1936-58: Part 17. The First Post-War Issues from 1946

In Part 3 of this series (19 January 2015), I showed that Margery Elwin was writing to J.B.S. Haldane of getting Water Life magazine up and running again after the war. 338 more words


Hello world!

This is my very first herpetology blog so I thought I would introduce myself a little bit.
I would describe myself as an amateur herpetologist as I have only been actively keeping reptiles for five years, and even though I have learnt so much I have a lot more which I still need to learn about the herpetology word, and I have created this blog purely to record my experiences and document my journey for future reference or even to assist over herpetologists who are just starting out. 153 more words

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The Only Good Snake is a Dead Snake??? Of Course Not!

Before you think we’ve completely lost it, please read the entire article below:

We hope that you are familiar enough with us by now, to know that we are NOT advocating the slaughter of Pandas! 181 more words


Langkilde Lab Road Show

While I just went to the Evolution meeting solo, we’re entering an exciting period of conference attendance for the Langkilde Lab. In the next few weeks, we’ll have contingents attending two important conferences! 673 more words


Italian Wall Lizards in Connecticut!

Exciting news! There’s a new lizard species making its way into New England. It is called Podarcis sicula (the Italian Wall Lizard), and it’s officially in Greenwich CT, just over the New York state border. 478 more words

Perhentian Islands Reptiles & Amphibians Species List

ter many weeks of work on the Perhentian Islands report as a follow-up from the 2014 expedition, I’ve compiled all current herp data and placed it into one table, from several different sources. 540 more words



A creepy, crawly denizen of North America’s cold mountain waters is the relic hellbender. Reaching upwards of 70 cm and 2 kilos, it’s only rivaled by river monsters known as the… 184 more words