Monthly Archives: May 2006

I’m going overseas

In a few days I’m heading off on a South American adventure. I’m spending a couple of days in Dallas, Texas visiting my sister and looking for rattlesnakes, then four weeks in South America wrangling anacondas and caimen*, and coming … Continue reading

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I never liked brown tree snakes anyway…

So. PhDs. I came up with a cool topic last September (I guess my supervisor contributed a bit too). I was going to look at how venom composition changes in brown tree snakes as they get older. They’re a fairly … Continue reading

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Burton’s legless lizard

I found a Burton’s legless lizard (Lialis burtonis) today. It was sunning itself on a gravel path in a park in Springwood. I photographed it. Burton’s legless lizard (Lialis burtonis) Update: I don’t keep any lizards, legless or otherwise, as … Continue reading

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