Amphibians and Reptiles

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Re: Amphibians and Reptiles

Postby dickyjones » September 9th, 2008, 12:57 pm

For me, difficulty wise:

Alligators < Lizards < Frogs < Turtles < Salamanders < Snakes

Turtles are the most fun though.

Difficulty in salamanders and snakes were pretty similar last year. With the changes in lungless salamanders this year, snakes are definitely going to be the most difficult order.
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Re: Amphibians and Reptiles

Postby Deeisenberg » September 10th, 2008, 11:19 am

Yeah I forgot crocodilians, definetly the easiest. Wee I can't wait 'til I get my rules.
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Re: Amphibians and Reptiles

Postby Deeisenberg » September 10th, 2008, 11:22 am

Yeah I forgot crocodilians, definetly the easiest. Wee I can't wait 'til I get my rules.
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Re: Amphibians and Reptiles

Postby whiskers » October 13th, 2008, 4:14 pm

I enjoyed the event, but thought it was sorta difficult (to me, all the snakes look the same, as do the turtles). I made my own binder, which helped me learn the event better, but unfortunately, i made it too concise; i had 2 reptiles per page, but not enough information, so it screwed us up at states.


I was like an expert on snakes ,but totally stank at turtles .

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Re: Amphibians and Reptiles

Postby dowens93 » October 15th, 2008, 11:10 am

well, this is probably the easiest event. but, does anyone know good online practice tests.............. :?:

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Re: Amphibians and Reptiles

Postby whiskers » October 27th, 2008, 1:03 pm

no. I do not.Does anyone have any suggestions on how to study?

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Re: Amphibians and Reptiles

Postby whiskers » October 27th, 2008, 1:10 pm

p.s.--------

Does anybody know any good websites for this event?????????????????????????????????

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Re: Amphibians and Reptiles

Postby adam124218 » November 2nd, 2008, 5:44 pm

Animal Diversity Web is a really good website. I used it a lot when I was working on our binder last year. Definitely try to use more than one resource, though.

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Re: Amphibians and Reptiles

Postby computernerd4826 » November 2nd, 2008, 5:55 pm

which field guide is better-
audubon or peterson?
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Re: Amphibians and Reptiles

Postby adam124218 » November 2nd, 2008, 6:10 pm

My impression is that the Peterson guides are better--they're easier to use and have more information. However, the setback is that at Regionals and State, I don't think you can bring in both the east and west field guides. The Audubon guide has the whole continent in it. I've been meaning to write in for a rule clarification about the eastern and western field guides. Does anyone have more information about that?


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