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:MHS NEWSLETTER NUMBER 12

VOLUME II JANUARY MEETING Thursday, Jan. 6, 1983 7:00 PM Room 225, Smith Hall University of Minnesota

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx The January meeting will be presented by Jim Gerholdt on IIReptiles of California" (plus a few amphibians), and will be a slide presentation. Various aspects of the natural history of each species illustrated will be discussed as the slides are shown. Jim has lived most of his life in California and has extensive field experience with many of the native species. If you are curious about herps of the far west, this will be a good meeting to attend.

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theme of the prG>gram, the "Critter of the Month" for January or amphibian native to California. The animal doesn't have to just so the species is found there. If you aren't sure, give to double check.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx MJIS is still seeking nominations for the annual meeting in March. If you are interested please let 路us know. If you know of someone you would like to place in nomination, please let us know. As of right now, one of the positions has no nominee. The nominees will be published in the next newsletter.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx The first raffle of the original line and water color by Perry LaBelle was a super success. Fran Frisch also donated a pack of his custom herp Christmas cards for a second pr~ze. The grand total for raffle tickets sold was $30.25! This all goes into the MRS treasul~. The winner of the Gila Monster drawing was Bruce Delles (hiss) and Gary Witt won the Christmas cards. MRS thanks all who took part! A black and white reproduction of the full Gila appears in this issue, as well as the drawing for next month. It is a green phase Pacific Tree Frog (Byla regilla) .and is really nice. Don't miss out!

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Season1s Greetings, I have received great holiday news---memberships in MHS went over the century mark in December; 102 to be exact! The hundred membership mark has been a goal of mine since MHS was started in May of 1981. I feel that with a group of that size MRS has enough in the way of talent, ideas, and willing workers in its membership to have a good chance of surviving after the original organizers have served their terms in office and new faces are needed for the leadership of the society. The Board路 of Directors has labored long (thtse board meetings never end early) and hard ("what do you mean I just volunteered to head another committee?") to get MHS where it is. Therefore, I would like to give them some special recognition for their efforts. The Vice-Presidents, Terry. Odegaard and Bruce Delles, who as program coordinators have done an excellent job of seeing. that we have had an interesting and varied series of programs this past year. The Secretary-Treasurer, Connie Delles, who has labored under an ever increasing work load as ~rns grew. Connie's Christmas wish will come in March; we will be splitting the responsibility of Secretary and Treasurer. The Newsletter Editor, Jim Gerholdt, who has put in many hours in getting out a路newsletter that I feel is one of the best published by a regional society. The Members-at-Large, Fran Frisch, Ann Forwoll, Kip Hanson, Fred Bosman, John Dee, Karl Hermann, and Bruce Delles, who have accepted responsibilit,ies to get things done for the society and have followed through in great style. In closing I would also like to thank the ~embership for making the year a great one for me. Your participation has been great and is getting better all the time. A Joyous Holiday Season, Delvin Jones

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx EDITORt,S NOTE: A glaring omission of special recognition in the above letter is for the President of MHS. This is the person who is responsible for the existence of MRS, and the person who has provided leadership (as well as refereeing the MHS Board meetings) that we sorely needed. The MHS Board of Directors would like to extend a special thanks to Del for his efforts on behalf of MRS.

xxxxxxxxXxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx A rninor problem has arisen with the MHS adoption program. Containers (normally snake sacks) have been provided as a courtesy to adopters since the program began", There are still a lot of them out there in MRS land! In the near future, we will useMHS sacks, and there will be a $1.00 deposit on them. We are in the process of getting these made up now.

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The December meeting was of real interest@ Bruce did a super job on his talk on Rat Snakes@ He is working on a care sheet which will be published in the MRS Newsletter when it's done. Along with some real sharp pointers on care of the Rat Snakes, Bruce showed a nice variety of live specimens@ These were: Yellow Rat Snake, Black Rat Snake, Grey Rat Snake, Gulf Hammock Rat Snake, Corn Snake, Fox Snake, Trans-BecDs Rat Snake, and Red-Tailed Green Rat Snake. Of special interest was the "Boomslangit act the Red-Tailed Rat put one The spreading of the neck makes you want to double check the identification! Attendance was 39.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.x:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Those of you who don't drink coffee will be pleased to hear that MIlS has bought an insulated jug for kool aid and the like. We will now have some kind of cold drink at all the meetings!

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 'The "back by popular demand" critter for the December meeting worked out a little better. This was, of eourse, the American Milk Snake. The animals brought were: Eastern Milk Snake Red Milk Snake Honduran Milk Snake Sinaloan Milk Snake JVIexican Milk Snake These were brought by: Bruce and Connie Delles Jim Gerholdt Thanks from MHS!

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx We are almost out of MHS T-shirts, and are looking to make another order. If you have any special sizes that you haven't been able t9 get, please let us know. The original drawing by Fran Prisch that appears on the back of the T-shirts is on page 10 of this issue in case you haven't seen it. The MHS logo appears on the front on the left shoulder.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx The MHS IJibrary continues to grow! Recently purchased with MRS funds were: Inventory of ' Live Reptiles and'Amphibians in North American Collections, Current January 1, 1981 by Prank Slavens Inventory of Live Reptiles and Aillphibians, Current Janua:ry 1, 1982 by Frank Slavens A recent donation by Matt Gerholdt: The World of Amphibians and Reptiles by Michael Dempsey (Editor-in-Chief) Thanks to Matt from MRS!

xxJbcxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:xxx.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx During the "Herp Hints" part of the December meeting Jim Gerholdt mentioned an adult Eastern Milk Snake that was badly "beatup" when collected, apparently by some'predator. The left eye was badly "bubbled"with'fluid, and the eye c~p was removed, exposing the raw eye. The eye cap rejuvenated! 'The eye is now normal!

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In response to the Hstar gazing" comments in the October Newsletter an interesting letter was received from Tom Taylor of the Arizona Herpetological Association. The point that Tom emphasizes is not to keep herps from different continents together. The following is from his letter: "The one thing I learned right away: never, NEVER, keep reptiles from DIFFERENT CONTINENTS TOGETHER! All animals have bacteria and they have their own defense against most anything they might encounter in the wild, but when you mix reptiles from different areas together, they have no defense against the other bacteria. A perfect example is the Ball Python (from Africa) and the Reticulated Python (from Southeast Asia) as mentioned in your November Newslette'r. I am willing to bet that in nearly all the cases where this type of behaviour has,.. happened, that it has involved reptiles from different continents." Tom goes on to cite an instance where this held true, and to emphasize the importance of cleanliness in your collection. This should give us all some food for thought! MHS thanks Tom for his input!

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx "Help a Hapless Herp" closes out 1982 on a positive note! All the animals that were available at the December meeting found homes! 1J1hese were a 9' male Burmese Python, a 6- male Common Boa, an adult Southern Alligator Lizard, a young male Yellow Rat Snake, and 2 Tiger Salamanders. Thahks;to all the adopters from MHS!

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Anyone failing to grasp the significance of the rock in the above cartoon is referred to MIlS Newsletter t Volume lIt Number 8 t page 4. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx All regional societies currently exchanging newsletters with MRS are reminded that t~ey are free to reproduce any of the original cartoons or artwork that appear in the MRS Newsletter t providing a credit line is given. xxxx.x.xx:x.x:x:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.x.xxxxx:x:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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Snakes of South America by Dr. Marcos Freiberg. T.F .. H.. Publications, Inc .. ,

211 West Sylvania Avenue, P .. O Box 427, Neptune, New Jersey 07553 . 189 pages. Hard cover. $10.00. This is a book that a lot of us have been waiting for. The only other major work on South American snakes, Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part I. Snakes, is out of print, and expensive when available .. The latest Ralph Curtiss Mail Order Book MIction brought $130 .. 00 for a mint copy (this included Part II). This is admittedly a high price, but supply and demand do dictate prices .. This book is essentially an updated version of Neotropical Squamata with color photos .. The keys and checklist are both based on the earlier versions and updated .. At least 4 genera are listed that are missing from the earlier work .. The checklist ranges are condensed, but are certainly adequate for most uses .. I recently completed a project that required extensive use of Neotropical Squamata, and wish this book had been available sooner. Of the 4 genera "missing" from the earlier work, one, Waglerophis, almost was missing again. (see page 21). This book does possess the sometimes maddening 'Il .. F .. H. habit of scattering the photos allover, thus making it difficult to follow the text. Unlike most of the T .. F .. H.. books, this one is destined to become a standard reference. It fills a void, and should be a welcome addition to any herp library. The color photos are generally excellent. These are also the first photos I have seen of many of the taxa illustrated. And at $10.00 (vice ~~130.00 or so) it is a real bargain! Jim Gerholdt XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXY~XXXXxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

WANTED: }\1HS IS IN NEED OF A USED FILING CABINET :BIOR SOCIETY RECORDS, ETC .. WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET RID OF TI~T OLD DUST GATHERER? WE ARE ALSO IN THE MARKET FOR A CAROUSEL SLIDE PROJ'ECTOR WITH AUTO FOCUS" :DONATIONS OF EITHER OF THESE WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED, BUT WE WIIJL PUHCHASE TI1EM .. IF YOU CAN HELP ON THIS, PLEASE GIVE DEL JONES A CALL .. THANKS.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx MHS would like to extend a special thank you to Twin Cities Reptiles for running an MRS membership application as part of their price list. More than a few new members have been added to 'our roles because of this.

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Delvin Jones Bruce Delles Connie Delles Jim Gerholdt :F'red Bosman Fran Frisch Kip Hanson . Ann POrWoll

President Vice-President Secretar,y-Treasurer Newsletter Editor Member-at-Large Member-at-Large Member-at-Large Member-at-Large

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from December AAZPA Newsletter Memphis Zoo and Aquarium 2 Seychelle Isle Gecko

Houston Zoological Gardens 6 Tokay Gecko 6 Kenya Sand Boa

Metro Toronto Zoo 1 Bell's Horned Frog 11 Green and Black Arrow Poison Frog

Dickerson Park Zoo (Springfield) 28 Common Snapping Turtle

Buffalo Zoological Gardens 123 Fire-Bellied Toad 1 Tokay Gecko 3 Arrow Poison Frog! 23 Red-Eyed Tree Frog 2 Puerto Rican Anole

Toledo Zoo

43 Puff Adder

7 Haitian Boa 5 Gila Monster

4 Tokay Gecko

Frankfurt Zoological Gardens, West Germany Rio Grande Zoological Park (Albuquerque) 5 Mangrove Snake 15 Colrunbian Rattlesnake

2 Leopard Gecko

Los Angeles Zoo Mangrove Snake

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Dallas Zoo 5 Coahuilan Box Turtle

New York Zoological Park 16 Brazilian Rainbow Boa 5 Sinaloan Milk Snake

Philadelphia Zoological Garden 1 Prehensile Tailed Skink

Arizona-Sonora Desert Muserun 2 San Esteban Chuckwalla 2 Desert Iguana

San Antonio Zoo 1 African Shield-Nosed Snake Detroit Zoological Park 3 Tentacled Snake 11 Haitian Boa National Zoo 13 Green Crested Basilisk

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LIF1E WITH A HERPETOLOGIST by P8Jn Gerholdt It all started innocently enough. I was just looking for a good source for healthy lizards and the Naturalist at my local science center gave me this guy's name and phone number. My mom thought it improper for a young lady to phone a man~ but talking her into that was a breeze compared to talking her into letting me lizards So I phoned him in the fall, and he got me some nice lizards in the spring, and in the summer my folks invited him to collect herps on the 160 acres we had our "cabin on. One thing led to another, as they say, and the next thing I knew I found myself married to a herp, with a room full of reptiles. We went collecting in Ar.G.zona for our honeymoon. No romantic moon lit strolls with this man. We armed ourselves with snake sacks, hooks, cans and bottles, flash lights, notebook and pen, hopped in the car and went night driving. When he told ~e we'd . find toads in the desert I laughed. To someone whose only vision of deserts was mountainous sand dunes, this was a great joke. Sure, what are they called, Dune Toads? Ha hal 12 years later I still have my honeymoon toads! Life with a herpetologist can be very enlightening indeed • . Our kids have grown up flipping rocks and logs. It comes as naturally to them as playing with blocks, dolls, and trucks comes naturally to most kids. Doctors, dentists, and teachers always cownent on the8~88er •• 8.interesting things our children talk about. Finding a place to live can be an interesting challenge. How does one gently explain to the land lord that your "pets" CONsist of a room full of assorted reptiles, not the least prevalent of which are rattlesnakes? Buying your own home would seem a simple solution, but therets always that need for an extra room that can be safely set up for the'he~pse Moving •• 8.well, I won't dwell on moving all the critters and the cages, cages, cages. When we make plans to take a trip, I get out the road maps and he gets out the range maps. The ideal destination is not thought of in terms of lovely scenery, convenient food and lodging, but rather in terms of what interesting herps we are apt to come upon. The day I caught myself asking him what herps are in the area, my first reaction was, Good Grief, woman, what has happened to you? But then, I am the one who was looking for a good source for healthy lizards ••• 8• and I bet if you asked him, he could tell you some interesting things about living with a lady who loves lizards and toads ••• and a herpetologist!

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As part of the 25th Anniversary Celebration the Society has issued a beautiful full-color print of a Gila monster. taken from a watercolor drawing by the noted wildlife artist David M. Dennis. The print measures 11Y2 by 15% inches (29 by38.5 cm) and is printed on a very heavy acid-free paper stock so that it can be framed or used as a poster. The edition is strictly limited to 1000 copies. most of which were distributed at the Annual Meeting in Raleigh in August. but some'copies remain for sale on a first-come. first-served basis. Prices are $10 each postpaid. or $8 each in quantities of 10 or more. Send orders to Dr. Douglas H. Taylor. SSAR Publications Secretary. Department of Zoology. Miami University. Oxford. Ohio 45056. U.S.A. Checks should be made payable to "SSAR"; payment in U.S. funds, please. •

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