Death in Paradise
Destiny?? It you are lying in bed and a meteorite hits you in the head and kills you that is possibly destiny depending on how...
Here is a bit more information about Bohol in general
Possibilities there are endless but the poverty level means that I have to supply...
Boigas are constrictors even if they are mildly venomous and will happily chow down on birds eggs
Rat snakes rain chicken coops regularly and are...
Somewhere on our timeline is a video
Spitting cobra quite happily chowing down on hard boiled eggs
Owner is vegetarian
Only feeds it eggs
3rd ever bungarus fasciatus in Bali
and its a colour morph???
especially as its in an area full of bungarus candidus colour morphs...
You will probably never see a photo of this wild morph again
Awesome but deadly
About May we are going on a little excursion.....
Since carpondros end up looking pretty ordinary as adults
it is easy bto see why the prices for jagondros would be down a lot more
$4k would seem...
Come tp Indonesia instead and find reptiles all day and all night for as long as you want to......
Best herping on Planet Earth
Biggest advantage of facebook is almost immediate replies to nearly anything interesting you post
BRR photographed first ever wild orangutans in...
Last of the baby kings have hatched for this season
Already released 140
About 45 to go this week
that is the first photo ever taken of...
Here is an old quote
"Give me three sentences written by the innocent man and I will find a reason to execute him"
Possible Cardinal Richeleau...
This possibly the largest of these fresh water ever recorded
Major infection from fish hook low in throat
Germans have some top quality jungles
Among the best on Earth
Those dont look to be quite up to standard
He speaks of the forest and the wind.... of seeing a whisper,...... listening to a rainbow........ and juggling...
I woke up one day
High...releasing over 100 baby king cobras was pretty special
Low...losing 7 injured snakes that could have survived with a decent vet available...
Big colubrids and most elapids leave any python for dead regarding movement, activity and inquisitiveness
mangrove snakes, oriental rat snakes,...
First baby kings are hatching
I found your cat
Full of nematodes
Maybe you could have these
but once that precedent was set
you would end up with these too
BKSDA is vastly understaffed but some members do great work with information received
Bit like parks and wildlife in Aus
3 Aussies went to Biak...
It may be correct
45 baby chondros entered Aus last month
Was supposed to be over 100
But the second part of the shipment was happily stopped by BKSDA
3 boigas from a night trip
and taking a little king for a walk[IMG]
Why would it never get good condition back on??
Please explain in simple language
We get dehydrated emaciated snakes every week
Apart from gut issues you risk constipation if you feed too often
Can end up with lumps of urate stuck between feeds blocking the system up
The most important thing about living animals is that science knows so little about them
Science deals with cold hard facts about the physical...
Snakes dont need people and dont care about a 'need to be handled'
But humans are touchy feely and want the contact
Some snakes will form what...
Kings around 2metres are totally different to kings over 3.5metres
Small ones are just like any other elapid
Over 3m they know they are apex...
used a bellows to pump air but probably did not use an air stone as we know it
possibly a sea sponge??
Possibly nothing at all
Finer bubbles work...
2 kings turned up in a shop
owners rang us
we were 1hr away
by time we got there neighbour had got a gun and shot them
to increase water flow by a lot use fine air stone
to maximise circulation and aeration put pipe on angle
if you put the air stone...
All Hail the King... Sadly for us it died this afternoon... The pellet through the upper chest caused a lot more damage than I realised.......
You can make a simple cheap waterfall by using an air stone inside a small pipe.... bubbles lift the water and keep it heavily oxygenated too...
we have a shot king cobra about 3.5metre... 3 bullets about .22cal... one just below hood,, through shot.... one mid body,, through shot... one...
Will keep some king locations tucked away for you
Maybe the ultimate king cobra photo??
I dont think she plays with Barbie any more??
any decent care sheet should specify temp and humidity
they are very arboreal so they love perches to hang off
apart from that reasonably easy to...
It definitely should be small native mammals
They have been badly knocked around by habitat loss and ferals
Maybe getting more into the pet trade...
We would meet in bali or banjarmassin in borneo
you pay your own flights
both jakarta and bali will get you to banjarmassin [return flight cost...
Some of you may recognise these happy faces
Because of our dedication to all wildlife we have become more and more involved with trying to...
We have 8 snakes we take to schools and villages as educational tools
Our burms retics etc get fed massive feeds at a minimum of 21 days apart...
We have been studying/saving/educating about kings for a few years now
Finally starting to pay off with locals ringing us more often instead of...
Any jag is 100% jag or its not a jag
Those percentages tell you what else is in the mixture that produced the jags in the clutch
We have never seen anything like this
Bit bloody late
Probably more boas burmese retics and afrocks in USA now than are left in the wild anyway
Dan its bad enough now
Dwarf retics are getting smashed really badly on Kalatoa etc
About 3 different scrubbies are being targeted now pretty hard...
To stop wildlife smuggling the only way is to stop the end users
Otherwise as soon as one operation is shut down another takes its place
Misool and Kofiau are only a few ks apart
But they are well separated from the mainland of Papua
Thats why there is no real distinction between...
Possibly this will help find a cure