Snake Season

Our new herping spot is proving to be incredibly diverse and every time we visit it we discover something new. The snakes have definitely been the highlight for me and so far we've seen 4 new species. Here are some of my favourite snake pictures. This vibrant Red-necked Keelback (Rhabdophis subminiatus) This lovely White-spotted Slug-eating …

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Interesting Insects

My recent posts have all been focused around herpatofauna (reptiles and amphibians) but that doesn't mean that we haven't been seeing anything else of note. In fact quite the opposite. On our night walks we've been finding tons of fascinating insects. So without further ado, here are some of my favourite spineless creatures we've seen …

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Whip Scorpions

At first glance whip scorpions or vinegaroons, as they are more commonly known, may look like the stuff nighmares but these seemingly ferocious creatures are actually harmless, for the most part, and pretty good creatures to have around your home. Here are a few facts about these cool little creepy crawlies: Whip scorpions like warm countries. …

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