The Calusa Herpetological Society
Of Southwest Florida

Thursday June 2, 20167:00 pm


The speaker for this evening will be Eric Russell.   The title of his talk is "Two weeks of herping in Sri Lanka". Eric studied Zoology & Marine Biology at Humboldt State University in Northern California. Six months of those studies were in Australia.  He has worked for the USDA Forest Service and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service as a biologist monitoring turtles and amphibians.  He has been working for the past 7 1/2 years for ZooMed Labs Inc. as the Southeastern Sales Director.  Eric has been keeping and breeding amphibians and reptiles for over 20 years.



The Herp-of-the Month will be the Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macrochelys temminckii)


After Meeting Dinner

Do you want to talk herps for another hour or two after the meeting? Don't forget to come out to Stevie Tomatoes (a sports bar and grill) on Daniels Blvd and I-75 after the meeting, for food and plenty of informal herp talk with the speaker and other meeting attendees.

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:   

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