April 13, 2018

I began the year in California but was only able to turn up one frog as it was incredibly dry down there in early January.  Then the funky winter weather (or lack thereof) meant an early start to Utah field herping.  In addition, we made it down to southern California...

April 12, 2018

Every spring since I've been up here (Utah and Salt Lake Counties) I've heard the boreal chorus frogs (Pseudacris maculata) calling.  However these anuran ventriloquists are incredibly difficult (read irritating) to locate for a picture unless you happen to be out at j...

April 9, 2018

I had hoped to post weekly updates when I started this and I'll still work toward that goal.  The last month has been incredibly busy.  Blue tongues are nearly all done pairing so the wait begins for babies.  However, the Merauke (Tiliqua gigas evanescens) and Irian Ja...

March 5, 2018

Last week I flew to Guadalajara Mexico and had the opportunity to be involved in the Tarantula Trinational Trade and Enforcement Workshop put on the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (C.E.C.)  It was a weeklong workshop discussing the the conservation...

January 21, 2018

A new year and a few goals we have at Great Basin Serpentarium.  We will strive to accomplish these over the next 12 months and keep you all up to date along the way.  

1.   Produce 4 monitor species. We currently have pairs of Varanus yuwonoi, V. [auffenbergi] tim...