The Calusa Herpetological Society
Of Southwest Florida

Thursday, July 5, 20127:00 pm


SPEAKER & TOPIC :     The speaker for this month is Jordan Donini. He is a recently graduated biologist (B.S. in Biology) from Florida Gulf Coast University, concentrating predominantly on reptiles and amphibians. He works with Emydid and Kinosternid turtles, as well as gopher tortoises and green treefrogs during my time at FGCU. He traveled to Ghana, West Africa in October 2011 - January 2012 to work with the Christian Conservation Organization, A Rocha Ghana, promoting environmental awareness and education, along with helping to initiate a population study on Crocodylus suchus (formerly C. niloticus) in a man made dam/Eco-tourism site.
    During his talk he will explore the diversity of herptofauna that he encountered through pictures. He will also touch on the interactions and attitudes of the people of Ghana that he met in regards to their reptilian co-inhabitants!

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 35 70 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 !

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