The Calusa Herpetological Society
Of Southwest Florida
  

Thursday, February 5, 20157:00 pm

SPEAKER & TOPIC   Daniel Parker of Sunshine Serpents (www.sunshineserpents.com) will be speaking on his experiences in the scrub, sandhill, hammocks, and streams of Central Florida's sand ridges.  From sand swimming lizards and secretive burrowing frogs, to Florida's most tantalizing snakes, the ridges are home to a unique herpetofauna. This colorful presentation will include photos of many rare and notable species of this area including the eastern indigo snake, southern hognose snake, Florida pine snake, short-tailed snake, Florida gopher frog, Florida worm lizard, gopher tortoise, and sand skink. Come out and join the fun this Thursday night at 7 PM.

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The herp of the month is the marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum), a native Florida species. There will be a short 5 minute presentation on this species and a live example.

See you there!  

Don't forget to come out to Stevie Tomatoes on Daniels Blvd and I-75 after the meeting, for food and plenty of informal herp talk.

WHO'S INVITED ? You are! Anyone with an interest in any aspect of herpetology or herpetoculture is welcome to attend, learn, and exchange their experiences with our friendly membership. Come out to meet others who keep, breed or study reptiles and amphibians, and let them share their fascination with you. We average 20 35 people attending every meeting.

Cookies and cold soda, a nightly raffle of live herps, herp products, and books follow each speaker's talk, and lots of herp camaraderie, gossip, and fun can be counted upon at all meetings !

For more info , call (239) 728-2390 or (239) 481-3525 or  EMAIL: info@calusaherp.org   


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