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Titanoboa: Monster Snake

Titanoboa is at the Burke Museum! The exhibit includes a full-size replica of the giant snake, plus fossils, photos and videos that reconstruct Earth’s earliest-known rainforest and the lost world of life in the Paleocene following the demise of dinosaurs. We … Continue reading

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Herpetology Meetings in Reno

The 2015 herpetology meetings in Reno are coming to an end tonight. The meetings were awesome! There were lots of great talks, including those by Leonard, Sima, and Matt. We even had a chance to go and catch some local herps (Crotaphytus, … Continue reading

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Discovery of a Critically Endangered Salamander in Mexico

Graduate student Sima Bouzid has a new article in the journal Herpetological Review on the discovery of a new population of a critically endangered salamander (Bradytriton silus) in a remote region of Chiapas, Mexico. This rare species is known from just a few other localities … Continue reading

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Herpetology Field Trip

It was a terrific day for a herpetology field trip. We found some really cool reptiles. You can watch videos of some of these on youtube. Snakes Coluber constrictor Contia tenuis Hypsiglena torquata Thamnophis sirtalis Lizards Phrynosoma douglasii Sceloporus occidentalis … Continue reading

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