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Making the Eagle Canyon Newsletter

Last week as you may have read, I published my comprehensive list of the reptiles and amphibians of the Eagle Canyon Gold Estate. After contacting the estate, to make them aware of my article, they decided to share it, and in addition, add it to the Estate’s newsletter, which comes out on a regular basis.

Nature

Finding Odyssa

Recently, “Trina” – one of the students in one of my classes known as Alpha – was doing a wood run and found an ancient Eastern box turtle! 487 more words

The Hopper Project

Entomologist/Herpetologist: Oz
Field Assistant: Willow
Photography: Jenn
Field of Study: Amphibians and various Orthoptera and Ensifera insects
Date: The Hopper Project officially commenced on Sept. 15, 2017… 218 more words

Conservation

Rapid Anole (Anolis carolinensis) Evolution

Misinformed creationists some times ask, if evolution is true, why isn’t it happening now?  There is a simple answer to that question.  Evolution is an ongoing process, and it IS happening now.  530 more words

Herpetology

Reptilian geometry

Her eyes followed me from across the pond. She lay on the grassy bank amongst swampy clover and herbaceous pennywort, soaking up the peak of the afternoon sun. 24 more words

Consider the lizards when choosing clothes

A recent study has revealed that T-shirt colour may affect the behaviour of the western fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis). So how did they do it, and what might this mean for the species and people who study it? 296 more words

Reptile DNA Sexing: Easier Than You Ever Thought

Post provided by Lukáš Kratochvíl and Michail Rovatsos

Many researchers, breeders and hobbyists need to know sex of their animals. Sometimes it’s easy – in sexually dimorphic species you only have to look. 841 more words

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