Herpetology B/C

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 14th, 2019, 1:32 pm

Thanks, I have been mainly using ADW, do you recommend I go back to all the fact sheets and all the other websites?
That is completely up to you. :)
It's worth noting that event supervisors use other sites besides ADW as resources for writing their tests :P

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby dish123 » April 14th, 2019, 2:29 pm

Thanks, I have been mainly using ADW, do you recommend I go back to all the fact sheets and all the other websites?
That is completely up to you. :)
It's worth noting that event supervisors use other sites besides ADW as resources for writing their tests :P
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby dish123 » April 16th, 2019, 4:09 pm

question..for the genus..which species should we write about when there are many?
for example thamnophis..garter, lined and ribbon..which one should the fact sheet be about?
or hog nosed..there is southern and eastern in NC..which one?

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » April 16th, 2019, 5:09 pm

question..for the genus..which species should we write about when there are many?
for example thamnophis..garter, lined and ribbon..which one should the fact sheet be about?
or hog nosed..there is southern and eastern in NC..which one?
If there are only a few, I would include all of them. If there are a lot, I would try to get overarching information on all of them. See previous discussion on this topic on previous pages in this thread.

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby dish123 » April 16th, 2019, 5:37 pm

question..for the genus..which species should we write about when there are many?
for example thamnophis..garter, lined and ribbon..which one should the fact sheet be about?
or hog nosed..there is southern and eastern in NC..which one?
If there are only a few, I would include all of them. If there are a lot, I would try to get overarching information on all of them. See previous discussion on this topic on previous pages in this thread.
Thanks, I had asked the same question before too, but I wanted to try to re word it.

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby splane21 » April 27th, 2019, 7:14 am

How do you ID the difference between a milk snake and a king snake (physical differences)?
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby kate! » April 27th, 2019, 7:36 am

How do you ID the difference between a milk snake and a king snake (physical differences)?
Milk snakes are a subspecies of king snakes, so first of all you don't need to know how to ID them, and second of all I don't think there is any discernable difference besides the fact that there are more varieties of milk snake colorations.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby vehicleguy » July 14th, 2019, 10:55 am

This question is directed towards binder events in general. When you research information for your binder, do you add only the most important information about the specimen's diet, reproduction etc., or do you copy and paste large chunks of text?
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby PeptoBismol » July 14th, 2019, 1:17 pm

If I copy and paste text, most of it is just fluff that makes it harder to find. I just put the important information.

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Kyky » July 14th, 2019, 5:45 pm

When I'm lazy, I copy paste and highlight important stuff. But I wouldn't recommend doing it alot. You're able to learn best when you put the information into your own words and you're able to retain the info better if you phrase it your own way imo.
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