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Re: Herpetology B/C

Posted: January 18th, 2018, 9:16 am
by Kyanite
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What is the Family shown? Alligatoridae (This is a caiman btw) What is the armor covering this specimen called? Scutes What odd dietary habit does this family engage in? They will eat leaves and fruit to supplement their diet

Re: Herpetology B/C

Posted: January 18th, 2018, 9:33 am
by Kyanite
You bet
2. Posts should have a legitimate purpose. Users should not post two word replies, personal attacks, malicious rumors, or advertisement for a paid service.
My bad fixed it

Re: Herpetology B/C

Posted: January 18th, 2018, 9:55 am
by ScottMaurer19
You bet
2. Posts should have a legitimate purpose. Users should not post two word replies, personal attacks, malicious rumors, or advertisement for a paid service.
My bad fixed it
You should've replied "my bad"

Re: Herpetology B/C

Posted: January 18th, 2018, 4:19 pm
by Kyanite
My bad fixed it
You should've replied "my bad"
Maybe next time.... :lol:

Re: Herpetology B/C

Posted: February 6th, 2018, 4:22 pm
by vehicleguy
I should probably start this back up...
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1. Genus and family
2. How can you determine the age of snakes in this genus?
3. Describe the habitat of these snakes.
4. True or false: These snakes are considered threatened.

Re: Herpetology B/C

Posted: February 8th, 2018, 3:17 pm
by Avalanche
1. Genus - Sistrurus  Family - Viperidae
2. A rattlesnake will start by shedding its skin at a very fast rate and will add a rattle each time it sheds. As the snake gets older the frequency of shedding its tail will decrease and the rattle length will increase at a much slower rate. 
3. These snakes live in marshes, swamps, and other wetlands. 
4. False - This species is considered to be of Least Concern.

Re: Herpetology B/C

Posted: February 8th, 2018, 3:25 pm
by vehicleguy
All are correct except #4, which is true. You're up!

Re: Herpetology B/C

Posted: February 8th, 2018, 4:04 pm
by Avalanche
http://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociet ... izard1.jpg

1. Genus and Family
2. 2 Differences between Snakes
3. What does this animal eat?

Re: Herpetology B/C

Posted: February 10th, 2018, 7:27 pm
by Froggie
http://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociet ... izard1.jpg

1. Genus and Family
2. 2 Differences between Snakes
3. What does this animal eat?
1. Ophisaurus, Anguidae
2. Moveable eyelids, external ear openings
3. Insects, spiders, small reptiles, rodents

Re: Herpetology B/C

Posted: February 11th, 2018, 3:05 pm
by Avalanche
All Correct!

Your Turn!