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When Identifying Coral Snakes

When Identifying Coral Snakes

When Identifying Coral Snakes When identifying coral snakes we often think of  ‘red to black venom lack, red to yellow kill a fellow’. This...

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Quecchi women meet Rax K’aj – Bothriechis aurifer

I find working in the tropics both exhilarating and exhausting. The thrill of finding a snake, lizard or frog in the jungle keeps me going through the tired times. However, one of the most rewarding activities for me is talking to members of the communities near our...

Plectrohyla hartwegi – field notes from Coban

Plectrohyla hartwegi This treefrog is critically endangered and is known from a disjunct distribution in the highlands of Guatemala and Mexico. This record is possibly the first record from the department of Alta Verapaz and represents a significant range extension. -...

Ninia pavimentata – field notes from Coban

Ninia pavimentata This snake is little known and found from a disjunct distribution in the highlands of Guatemala and Honduras. This is the first record from this region of Alta Verapaz. - cheers Rowland

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