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CALENDAR OF EVENTS Oct. 11-13, 1991 7th Annual Midwest Herp Symposium, Indianapolis, IN. Hosted by the Hoosier Herpetological Society. Dec. 7,1991

MHS Holiday Banquet, st. Paul Student Center 6:30 to 10:30 pm (Details in next month's newsletter)




The purpose of the Minnesota Herpetological Society is: to further the education of the membership and the general public in care and captive propagation of reptiles and amphibians; to educate the membership and the general public in the ecological role of reptiles and amphibians; and to promote the study and conservation of reptiles and amphibians.










John Meltzer Terry Scheiber Dennis Daly Michele Stillinger Marilyn Brooks Jo Anne Wetherell-Moriarty Glen Jacobsen Vence Jimerson Greg Kvanbek Bill Moss JohnMoriarty











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Copyright Minnesota Herpetological Society. The contents of this newsletter may be reproduced for inclusion in the newsletters of other herpetological societies provided that the material is reproduced without change and proper credits are given to the MHS Newsletter citing volume nUlnber and date.

Next Meeting DATE: Friday, October 4,1991 TIME: 7:00PM

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PROGRAM: Status of the Pacific pond turtle in the state of Washington SPEAKER: Kate Slavens Kate will be traveling all the way from Seattle, Washlngton to tell us about her work with the Pacific pond turtle. She has been active in work to preserve this species in her area, in conjunction with the Department of Wildlife. Some of the things Kate will discuss include her field work, recovery efforts, monitoring through the use of radio-telemetry, and the head-starting of hatchling turtles. All those interested in turtle or the conservation of native species should find this to be a most enlightening program. CRITIER OF THE MONTH: Neonates - Bring your young'uns of the year Be sure tp bring a proper container to display your animal during critter time. Animals are not to be displayed during the meeting except during critter of the month period. Dlegal species will not be allowed. Members who do not comply will not be allowed to display their animal.

Upcoming Meetings November 1: Minnesota Laws and dIe Herp Enthusiast - Del Bloucher December 6: January 3

Critter of the Month Last month's critter of the month was boas and pythons. On display were numerous Common boa constrictors of various subspecies, Mexican rosy boa, Anaconda x Boa crossbred, Brazilian rainbow boa, Solomon Island boa, Dumerll's boa, Amazon tree boa and ... a Reticulated python and a. Jungle carpet python: Animals were brought by Megan Strand, Kris.Anton, Gloria Anton, Jeff Ronne, Ted Meissner, Gidget Houle, Jeff LeClere, Josie Rea, Fred Bosman, Dean Korowski, Bruce Delles, Stephen Porter, Chase Delles, Joel DuBay, and Michelle Stillinger.

Next Newsletter Deadline October 1 MHS Newsletter, Fo1. >1.1, 1'10. 9


MUS Member Profile by Drew Newman

Position Open Due to increased work commitments I will no longer be able to bring you the MHS member profiles. I feel guilty because it seems that as soon as the column got off the ground I am going to have to bow out. But in this lies a golden opportunity for someone to meet new people and help other members to get to know them too. Ifs a fun job and does not take up that much time. So, if you're interested give me a call at 489- 5104. Thanks go out to all those who allowed me to interview them and especially to Jo Anne who kept me punctuated and grammatically correct.

Editor's Note: On behalf of the membership I'd like to thank Drew for all of his hard work.Pm sure that I'm not alone in saying that were sorry that Drew won't be able to continue this column and hope that in the future Drew will again find the time to contribute to the newsletter. He has provided some interesting insight into the herp world.

Hognose Nesting Observations Wanted If you have ever observed Eastern Hognose Snakes (Heterodon platirinos) digging holes and/or laying eggs in the wild, we would like to hear from you. We are currently documenting nesting behavior in this species and would like to contact other persons who have been lucky enough to observe this behavior. Please respond to: Gary P. Casper, Vertebrate Zoology, Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53233 (414) 278-2766.

Raffle Results Thanks to RJ Reptiles, Josie Rea, Jon Peterson, and Melissa Vangen, as well as several

anonymous donors of raffle items. The winners and their prizes are listed below. Aaron Riedel - alligator bowl, snake bracelet and gator balloon Stephen Porter - No-Pest strip

Julie Peterson - alligator candle Laura Peterson - book

The proceeds go to help offset operating expenses. The raffle brought in $21.50. Thanks to all who purchased tickets.

Help a Hapless Herp Animals for adoption last mon1h included a Mexican boa constrictor that went to Bill Ness and a Common snapping turtle 1hat was not adopted by anyone. The turtle will be available again next month. Anyone with animals to go up for adoption should contact Glen Jacobsen at 757-8268 prior to the meeting. MHS Newsletter~ 路Vol. )(1, No.9


Cage. Heaters (Part 2) by William Ness In the frrst article of this series the use of incandescent light bulbs as a heat source was discussed. This article will look at some of the other options. available for maintaining the proper temperature in reptile and amphibian cages.

There are a number of alternatives to using just light bulbs and many can be used in conjunction with light bulbs to create day/night fluctuations in temperature and day time basking areas. There are a variety of "hot rocks" or "Sizzle Stone" type heaters on the market and many can work well for certain herps. These heaters are basically an electric heating element imbedded inside some material. The "Sizzle Stone" is made of a concrete like material, while some of the others use a plastic material. While this style of heater provides a local/'hot spot" in the cage it usually does not heat the entire cage. If the ambient temperature in the cage is wann enough the animal can use the heater to thermo- regulate, but if the air temperature is too cool, some other heat source must be used in conjunction with the hot rock. Light bulbs can be used to provide day/night variations in temperature with the hot rock providing a warm spot both day and night. I use a system similar to this in one of my tortoise cages with light bulbs raising the temperature during the day and a large "Sizzle Stone" providing a constant localized heat source. One advantage of the hot rock-type heater is the ability of the animal to wann up by direct contact with the rock. Some animals may do better with bottom heat than just having warm air. Other advantages include the relatively low price, and the ease in which it can be moved from cage to cage or removed during cleaning. One disadvantage of the hot rock-type of heater is that some sizes or varieties may get too hot I have heard of some lizards getting severe burns from sitting on one too long. I am not certain which style of heater was responsible. It certamly is something to keep in mind. I have not had a problem with a four by eight inch size "Sizzle Stone" heater for Tokay Geckos, Leopard Geckos, or Northern Alligator lizards. The Tokay spends hours on its rock with no apparent ill effects. I also use a large size [/Sizzle Stone" (about 12 inches) with my tortoises and have had no problems. If your rock gets too hot you may consider running it through a dimmer switch. cord. If you drill a hole in the cage big enough for the plug end to fit through, smaller snakes and various live foods may escape. If the cord is cut to fit through a smaller hole you must be careful to securely reattach the wires to prevent electric shock. If the cord is run through the door or under the lid it may keep the door from fitting snug and provide an escape route for crickets or small residents. Another consideration is the diCJposition of your animals. I have a boa that continually rearranges the cage and likes to rip exposed cords out of things (you guessed, Tess again). Tortoises may possibly chew on exposed cords, and live mice may chew through cords before that fmicky snake grabs and dispatches them.

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. I have had considerable success with the "Sizzle Stone" brand heater for lizards and tortoises, but have not used the other commercial varieties of inside the cage heaters. I also have not tried them in snake cages, primarily because I have quite a number of snake cages and individual heaters are not practical for my set~up. While rather inexpensive for one or two cages, spending $10 to $15 per cage for twenty cages adds up rather rapidly. An interesting heater that I have had limited success with is a ceramic incubator heater. This device is a 3/4 inch cylinder, about 4 inches long, with an electrical contact at each end. It is rated at about 48 watts but puts out considerably more heat than a light bulb of similar wattage, I mounted the

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heating eleiiient with the brackets iiiside a pegboard box and wired it through a dinuner switch and a double wafer thermostat to regulate its output. At least 2 inches clearance on all sides .of the element is necessary to prevent the interior of the box from scorching. I used a six by six by twenty-four inch box that also enclosed the thennostat. A wooden divider separated the thennostat from the heating element. This heater box was then mounted to the inside of the cage at one end about four inches from the floor. 'When the box was just placed on the floor of the cage my boa (yup, Tess again) pushed the box around until she ripped the wires out When the heater box was mounted to the floor, Tess would use it as the latrene and defecate through the pegboard. Raising it up about four inches reduced this problem somewhat and also provided a wann shelf. The cage this heater is mounted in is about six feet long and two feet high and deep and is located in a relatively cool basement. This heater unit does not provide enough heat to be the sole source of heat for the cage but will keep the temperature in the low 70's at night when the light bulbs are turned off. I have experimented with several different ways of providing a heat source inside the cage. At one point I hung a tin can over a light bulb to keep the snake (would that be Tess?) from breaking the bulb and also to eliminate the constant glare of the bulb~ Enclosing the bulb resulted in the temperature around the bulb increasing dramatically which significantly shortened the life of the bulb. The can also provided a larger perch and Tess eventually ripped the can and bulb off the side of the cage. There are some rather innovative methods for providing heat inside the cage and a number of methods utilizing a heat source under the cage., Additionally there are systems that work well for larger collections. Some of these methods will be discussed in future articles in this series.

Newsletter Volunteers There are nlany people who are due thanks for their help with the newsletter over the last four months. Newsletter assembly is coordinated by Marilyn Brooks. John Moriarty is the official delivery man who brings the original to the printer. A cast of many do therolding, stapling, etc. This includes Marilyn Brooks, Greg Kvanbek, Fred and Liz Bosman, Jake Jacobsen, Drew Newman, Bruce and Nancy Haig, Todd and Julie Cherveny, Sally Brewer, Ann PoiWoll, Tony Gamble, Dennis Daly, Bethann Lord, Bill Moss, Scott Cords, Tim,.Moira, and David Momard, The Rea Family, Soren Sorenson, Bill Sander, and Fred Bozvay. Thanks to all who contributed articles and artwork. Special thanks go to Bruce Delles who, for the past several years, has allowed do the newsletter assembly in his store, Twin Cities Reptiles. Due to changes being made this will no longer be possible, however we greatly appreciate his assistance. Anyone interested in helping with newsletter assembly can sign up at the meeting or contact Marilyn Brooks. We're always looking for new ideas and materials for the newsletter. Some things that are of interest are puzzles, herp hints, line drawings, and original cartoons. We especially need someone to write a brief synopsis of the program at the. monthly meeting. If you'd like to contribute material, contactJo Anne Wetherell-Moriarty.

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CONTACT PEOPLE Address Changes Library Books Adoption Animals Refreslunents Meeting Information Sale Items Newsletter Items Public Education

Dennis Daly Karen Rea Glen Jacobsen Candy Ashbach John Meltzer Dennis Daly Jo Anne Wetherell Bill Moss


457-8107 757~8268

477-4212 1-263-7880 633~8370

647-1334 488-1383

MIlS SALE ITEMS Here is a colnplete list of MIlS merchandise. All items are available at the meeting. For questions, contact Dennis Daly at (612) 633-8370. MHS Tenth路 Anniversary T-shirts


Tree Frog Note Cards - $4.00/set

Decals Patches

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Book Review by John Moriarty Title: The General Care and Maintenance of Box Turtles: Including sections on Chinese and Ma.layan Box Turtles 36pp. Author: Philippe de Vosjoli. Publisher: Advanced Vivarium Systems, Lakeside, CA

This is the f:rrst booklet in the Herpetocultural Library series that deals with turtles. The author states in his introduction that box turtles are among the most neglected and mistreated of all turtles sold in the pet trade." One reason is that they are readily available and inexpensive. They can also be difficult to maintain in captivity if one does not know how to properly maintain them. (This is why I personally do not recommend them as a beginner turtle.) This booklet will help potential and current box turtle owners properly select and maintain their turtles. /I

The booklet's main sections cover the selecting of a healthy box turtle, housing and maintenance, feeding, breeding, and the important diseases and disorders. The selection of a healthy box turtle is the a very important step. Acquiring a sick box turtle will mean only two things: 1. It is going to die on you, or 2. You 'Will give it to someone else and it will die.on them. The 8 steps described in the booklet will help avoid picking a sick box turtle or any other species of turtle. Housing of box turtles is pretty straight fOlWard and Philippe provides good information. Box turtles feed on a great variety of food items such as chicken, crickets, apricots, and broccoli. The main emphasis is that box turtles need a balanced variety of foods.


Breeding box turtles is not the main concern of most turtle owners, but for those that are interested the book provides some basic information. For the most part box turtles will breed whenever they get a chance. Care of the eggs is more difficult and unfortunately this portion of the book is lacking. If you reach this point in keeping box turtles I recommend that you contact someone who has had experience with hatching turtle eggs. The disease section covers the diseases you will commonly see with captive box turtles. Your box turtle will get sick, even if you provide them with good care. There are also some disorders that are listed which normally only show up in . badly mistreated turtles. . There is one section of this book which is lackirtgsome information. Thlsis the general infonnation section where the author only lists the commonly available species and subspecies. Some of the most interesting species and subspecies, including the Mexican box turtle (Terrapene nelsom), Coahuilan box turtle (Terrapene ooahuila), and Florida box turtle (Terrapene carolina baun) though these turtles are not commonly available they do deserve mention.

The General Care and Maintenance of Box Turtles is a book that anyone interested in box turtles .should buy before they acquire a turtle. The $5.00 price of the book is cheap compared to the purchase price and upkeep of a box turtle. I am looking forward toa decreased number of phone calls as this book becomes more widely available. This book and other titles in the Herpetolculturallibrary are available at MHS meetings or better pet stores.

Adoption Committee Members Needed There are currently openings on the adoption committee for alternates to help in the selection process. Interested members should contact Glen Jacobsen at 757-8268.

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State Fail' Exhibit The 1991 State Fair is now history and once again the MHS exhibit at the DNR building was a success. During the fair run of August 22 through September 2, hundreds of thousands of fairgoers went past the display.

This years display was coordinated by Vence Jimerson. Fred and Liz Bosman, Sally Brewer, Marilyn Brooks, Todd and Julie Cherveny, Dennis Daly, Connie Delles, Tony Gamble, Bruce and Nancy Haig, Jo Janssens, Vence Jimerson, Greg Kvanbek, Ann MacKenzie, Ann Porwoll, and Qaude Riedel helped set-up the exhibit and/or checked on the animals during the fair. The species exhibited this year included: Blanding's Turtle Painted Turtle Western Hognose Snake Snapping Turtle Massasauga Tunber Rattl~nake Black Rat Snake Grey Treefrog Bullsnake Tiger Salamander Garter Snake Bullfrog American Toad Leopard Frog Six-lined Racerunner They were provided by: Jim Gerholdt Cliff Lindberg Vince Shane Greg K vanbek Ann MacKenzie Todd and Julie Chetveny Dave Norman U ofM Wildlife Rahab. Center Springbrook Nature Center Next year's fair will be held August 27 to September 7. MHS is planning on being there, so plan on helping out or loaning an animal.

Mail Survey This is the third newsletter to be sent in bulk mail. If you have had any problems in receiving your newsletter in the last three months, Marilyn Brooks would like to hear from you. Give her a call at (612) 533-7723.

Refreshments Goodies at the last meeting included apple juice, cranberry juice, and assorted cookies provided by Ann MacKenzie and John Peterson as well as homemade peanut butter cookies from Gary and Vicky Ash. Thank you all for the treats.

If you'd like to help provide treats for a meeting please talk to Candy Ashbach or Nanette Jimerson at the meeting to fmd out about what's required.

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Ball Python Information Wanted Greg Greer of the Chattahoochee N~ture Center r:eque~ info~ation .ont?~ Ball Python (Pyth?n Regius) He would like to locate articles concernmg this speCies and 15 willing to pay for copymg postage, etc. If you are aware of anyone who has or is currently worl~ing with.this species, please provide name, address, and phone number. Write or call for a survey information packet. Greg Greer, Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd., Roswell, GA 30075 (404) 992-2055 (day) or (404) 952-3737 (night).

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Prepu6{ication flLnnouncement Herpetological Circular No. 20


(jeorge 1t Zug A complete arid detailed look at techniques used to determine the age of turtles, as well as a comparison of their effectiveness. The first section deals with known-aged samples via mark-release-recapture, and captive rearing; the second section looks at measures of size as a substitute for age, using body length or mass, and lens mass; a third area of this booklet addresses incremental growth markers for age determination with respect to scute growth zones, claws and rhamphothecae, and skeletochronology; and a fourth part covers age estimation through structural modifications as . . revealed by scute polishing, skeletal changes, and coloration changes. Bibliography. 1991. 28 pages. ISBN 0-916984-24-9 Prepu6{ication price J2lfter Octo6er 15, 1991

$4.00 $5,00

.Orders may be sent to the Society rrreasurer, 'Dr. 'Doug{as :Jf. rrayCor tlJepartment of ZooCogy, !Miami runiversity, Oiforc!, Ohio 45046 VS.9l.

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1.0.0 = male; 0.1.0 = female; 0.0.1 = unknown WANTED: Yearling or young adult snakes: Gray-banded ldngsnakes, albino Corn snakes, others as well. Call (409) 830-0953 after 5 PM or (409) 836-1909 after 5 PM. (TX) WANTED: New or used snake cages. Call Lynne or Chris at (612) 871-6578. W ANTED: I need all the shed snake skins in the world - always - to give away at reptile programs. Contact Bob Duerr at (612) 541- 9417.

FOR SALE: Solomon Island prehensile tailed skinks, $175 ea. Call Chris at (612) 459-2725 or 451-7441 (work).

FOR SALE: 1.1 Elaphe bimaculta (c.h. 90) $70./pr.; 1.0 adult Florida kingsnake, $50.; 1.0 4-lined rat snake(c.h. 90), now protected in range, $60.; hatchling Corn snakes, Bullsnakes,and Speckled kingsnakes. Will deliver to meeting. Contact Marty Bjerke at (701) 241-9742. (N.D.)

FOR SALE or TRADE: 2 Argentine Black and 'White Tegus', long term captives, $75. ea. ; 2 Golden Tegus, long term captives, $25. ea. Will consider trades for Ball Pythons or boa constrictors. Call (515) 592-2247 after 4 PM.

FOR SALE: C.b. Hatchlings. Arnel. Corn snakes, $30.; Everglades rat snakes from bright orange adults, $40.; Black rat snakes - amel. $60., hetero $25. Kingsnakes: striped Catif()1.nia - . arnel. $45, hetero $25.; arnel. speckled, $75.; S. Florida Brooksi" , $65.; blotched "goini", $50-100.; Quateraro, $100. Mexican Black, $60., Ball Pythons, $75. Can deliver u) Twin Cities area. Contact Mark Wendling at (319) 857-4787. (IA) If

FOR SALE: Solomon Island Ground Boas (Candoia carinatapaulsoni) c.b. 89 and 90, various color and pattern variations, surplus of 4 unrelated litters; 9.4 15-20 in established pinkie and fuzzy eaters, $85.-135.; 2.7 13-15 in. accepting pinkies sometimes, anoles always, $50-75. Sacchet Refuge, 8071 Hidden Circle, Chanhassen, MN 55317 (612) 937-2371. FAUNA CLASSIFIEDS: Monthly publication for reptiles, amphibians, food items, and supplies, literature, and more. Worldwide circulation. Subscription路$14./year. Free sample and info. Write Fauna, 555 Vista Rio Ct., Woodbridge, CA 95258. HERPEfOLOGICAL DIRECfORY: A valuable resource containing private and commercial breeders, U.S. and foreign herp societies, wholesalers, rodents and other food items, supplies/equipment, and publications. $19.95. Great Valley Scrpentarium, 2379 Maggio Circle Unit C, Lodi, CA 95240.

INSTRUCTIQNS: Ads are run as a free service to paid members. A s for venomous species, illegal species, or sick animals will not be run. MHS takes no re5ponsibility for legality or health of any animal advertised here. Ads may be lun for tlrree consecutive months at which time ads may be re-submitted. The editor reserves the right to omit ads when space is limited so as to allow all members a chance to advertise. Size of ads is limited to 4 typed lines or 1 standard size business card. Deadline. for all newsletter items is the 15t of the month. Send all newsletter items to : ATIN: Newsletter Editor, Minnesota Herpetological Society, Bell Museum of Natural History, 10 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455-0104.

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I I Do you ever have a question about one of your herps and wonder who might be able to provide an I answer? Most people who keep pets of any kind have been in this situation at one time or another. I A group of MRS members has volunteered to provide assistance. listed below are the people and I their specialties. Please be reasonable about the time of day and how frequently you call. I I Large pythons and constrictors Other Snakes I Glen (Jake) Jacobsen 757-8268 Del Jones 938-8555 II Jack Walsh, Jr. (715) 822-8726 John Meltzer 263-7880 II




Nancy Haig 789-4637 Bamey Oldfield 1-923-4856

John Meltzer 263-7880 Greg Kvanbek 533-7723

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Aquatic Turtles



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Barney Oldfield 1-923-4856 Dennis Daly 633-8370





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