Photo of the Month: December 2017

Arizona Mountain Kingsnake (Lampropeltis pyromelana), photographed in situ in Yavapai County, Arizona by Stephen Barten, DVM. Stephen tells us “This snake was found in a crack in a large boulder and other than a photo or two was left alone. We returned 3 days later and found the snake again in the same crevice. If […]

Photo of the Month: November 2017

November’s photo of the month comes to us from Cory Verne who snapped this photo of a Cuban Treefrog which was inhabiting his son’s Grand Wagoneer! Cory lives in a rural area of Punta Gorda in Southwest Florida. It has been surprisingly wet for this time of year in the region, causing there to be […]

Snake Diets: A guide to some picky and not so picky snake species native to the Southeast

Some of the southeastern United States’ most beautiful snakes are also some of the hardest to find. During a recent survey of a small creek in southern Georgia, I was fortunate enough to come upon one of the coveted “jewels” of nearly all snake loving herpetologists. As I waded along in the cool water of […]

Photo of the Month: October 2017

I took this photo in my backyard in rural Bulloch County, Georgia. I’m a nature photography hobbyist. I post my photos on my personal Facebook page and on my Twitter at www.twitter.com/eddieledbetter. Eddie Ledbetter

Report on the 5th Biology of Vipers Conference

Authored by Jelka Crnobrnja-Isailović The 5th Biology of Vipers (BOV) conference was held from May 10th to 15th in the Chefchaouen, Morocco, organized by University of Abdelmalek Essaâdi in Tetouan, Morocco and the Research Centre for Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, University of Porto, Portugal. Thanks to the excellent organization and efforts of the committee organizing […]