Regular Tuesday nights herping

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  1. Fuscus

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    As many of you know I try and go out herping on most Tuesday nights. Well last Tuesday was no exception but the animals were exceptional.
    First off was this little guy. At this point I have to point out I'm not on my regular route and are a long way from the A. maculosa known range, this animal is almost certainly a A. stimsoni
     

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    So only a few hundred meters further on I came a cross this guy - which I initially identified as an adult A.stimsoni.
     

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    I quickly realized my mistake. Its a Denisonia devisi! It shows that you can't be too careful when herping. It was, however, a very placid snake
     

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    That's a nice looking stimmie the first one, I love the symetrical paterns with the light stripe down the middle.
     
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    Then a Suta suta! This was shaping up to be a pretty good night But I didn't realize that the best was yet to come
     

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    There was lots of frogs around, it was quite difficult to avoid the burrowing frogs ( even though I was driving slowly. Unfortunately I wasn't 100% successful. Note the first frog was missing a front leg. And was very surprised to see GTF that far into the dry outback
     

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    Some birds sleep in the middle of the road. But there was still a special surprise coming
     

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    I really didn't expect to see this guy crossing the road.
    All the photos here were taken over about an hour. I excitedly did the same route the next night and saw nothing
     

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    Love the De Vi's has some nice light colours, you sure would realize its not a stimsoni once you take a tag :lol:

    Nice variation of snakes in this trip, well from what i have seen in your other thread's
     
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    Nice pics as always fuscus was the gecko the supprise? lol all the tention !! i was expecting a croc lolz
     
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    nice asper, I am now guessing western, northish qld somewhere :)
     
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    Sweet pic's, Love that De Vis and the Asper.
    Thanks for posting Tim.
     
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    Looks like a successful night, and top pics!
     
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    if ur ever bored, u can take me herping fuscus. lol
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    nice pics
     
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    Looks like you had a very successful trip Fuscus!

    Also a tip for next time, the best way to define a python from an elapid is to let it bite you and see what happens.
     
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    Nice finds!

    mistaking a python for a ven lucky you realized in time lol
     
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    Great night but quite a night drive Fuscus...how many kms do you rack up?

    Must be quite a few to get into Devis and Asper country from the sunshine coast.....5-600km for the night?
     
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    I was just thinking that saratoga. Great post though. Those Snapping frogs are beauties.

    -H
     
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    Asper looks awsome!
     
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