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Scopes for Snake Conservation

Broadening Public Perception Beyond High Profile Vertebrates: Scopes for Snake Conservation

Mohammed Ashraf

An unfortunate certainty associated with the ever-growing human population is the loss or alteration of habitat. 536 more words


The Snake Whisperer ~ Part II

In a previous post, I wrote about recent experiences with snakes and briefly about my lifelong love for them, I will link you to that earlier post here. 1,563 more words

Born Of Lightning

Hey, I'm Not Your Everyday Garden Lizard!

I photographed this fella while in the Western Ghats/Nilgiris Mountains, India. Here’s a small story relating to the session.

The lizard had darted into a clearing and sat basking there. 74 more words

Sketches And Photographs

Edward Harrison Taylor; The Pioneering Mindanao Herpetologist (and a Spy!)

Reading recently through some older scientific journals on Mindanao fauna I kept seeing citations for Taylor (1934). This it turns out is Philippine Land Mammals: a monograph published in Manila by the Bureau of Science.

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Scales and Tails display rejuvenates Storiel

One of Bangor Universities own students has recently seen her own display made center stage in the entrance to Storiel Museum. The Scales and Tails exhibit is the culmination of months of hard work by the student and museum curators. 701 more words


Dearly Departed: Richard M. Eakin

Written by Helen Yang, a fourth year student participating in the IMLS, “Strategic Stewardship for Sustaining the Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology” project. 428 more words

Dearly Departed