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  • Maine Herpetological Society - News
    American Herpetology Lawrence Kansas http www cnah org 19 May 2011 COLD INDUCED MORTALITY OF INVASIVE BURMESE PYTHONS IN SOUTH FLORIDA 2011 Biological Invasions 13 143 151 Frank J Mazzotti Michael S Cherkiss Kristen M Hart Ray W Snow Michael R Rochford Michael E Dorcas and Robert N Reed Abstract A recent record cold spell in southern Florida February 2011 January 2010 provided an opportunity to evaluate responses of an established population of Burmese Pythons Python molurus bivittatus to a prolonged period of unusually cold weather We observed behavior characterized thermal biology determined fate of radio telemetered n 10 and non telemetered n 104 Burmese Pythons and analyzed habitat and environmental conditions experienced by pythons during and after a historic cold spell Telemetered pythons had been implanted with radio transmitters and temperature recording data loggers prior to the cold snap Only one of 10 telemetered pythons survived the cold snap whereas 59 of 99 60 non telemetered pythons for which we determined fate survived Body temperatures of eight dead telemetered pythons fluctuated regularly prior to 9 January 2010 then declined substantially during the cold period 9 thru 11 January and exhibited no further evidence of active thermoregulation indicating they were

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  • Maine Herpetological Society - News
    Northeast Reptile Expo Bangor Maine May 27 Posted Apr 22 2012 MHS Meeting Dec 10 Posted Dec 06 2011 Legend Link Opens in Same Window Link Opens in New Window Offsite Link Requires Adobe Reader Microsoft Word File Text File Like Us On Facebook Next Meeting July 16 Posted on May 23 2011 by Phil Roy Join us for our next meeting on Saturday July16 at 50 Elm St in

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  • Maine Herpetological Society - News
    of Maine to be able to enjoy a greater variety of the most commonly kept herps if they desired In addition it is now possible for hobbyists breeders and pet shops alike to expand their collections and make an income doing what they enjoy Several months ago the Maine Herpetological Society invested 1000 with the Fish and Wildlife Department for them to research 50 new species to be added to the unrestricted list Although we didn t get everything we asked for we now know exactly what concerns the F W Dept have in adding additional species and we feel it is something we can work with in the future Strictly speaking there is a great deal more than 50 species being added to the list Members of the Maine Herpetological Society should proudly spread the news We did it and we have also opened a new chapter of cooperation with the Fish Wildlife Department We would like to thank the following individuals for their work on this project from the Department of Fish and Wildlife Mark Stadler Vasco Buster Carter Jonathan Mays Phillip DeMaynadier and Trevor Persons from the Maine Herpetological Society Robert DuBois Josh Easter Philip Roy Clint Smith and Kevin Murphy The following species are to be added to Maine Unrestricted List and can be purchased without a permit Look for an update on the Fish and Wildlife s web site Green Tree Python Morelia viridis Boelen s Python Morelia boeleni captive born only Sumatran Short Tailed Python Python Curtis Borneo Short Tailed Python Python breitensteini Blood Python Python brogermai Macklot s Python Liasis macklotti D Alberts Python Liasis albertsii Angolan Python Python anchietae Black Headed Python Aspidites melanocephalus Spotted Python Antaresia maculosa Stimpson s Python Antaresia stimsoni Pygmy Python Antaresia perthensia Calabar Burrowing Python Calabaria reinhardtii

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  • Maine Herpetological Society - News
    Window Link Opens in New Window Offsite Link Requires Adobe Reader Microsoft Word File Text File Like Us On Facebook New MHS Website Posted on May 26 2009 by Joshua Easter As you ve probably noticed this is not the site you re used to seeing when you visit maineherp org The forums are still available and there is a link in the menu above The goal here is to

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  • Maine Herpetological Society - News
    Robert DuBois This past Friday May 22 several member of the MHS Kevin Murphy Clint Smith Josh Easter and Bob DuBois met with IFW officials to discuss the proposed additions to the unrestricted species list This meeting was set up as a half way point check Things went quite well better then most expected when we first took this task on Its not all going in our favor but it

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  • Maine Herp Society - Eastern Milk Snake
    Eastern Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum Close Window Image Jonathan Mays

    Original URL path: http://www.maineherp.org/native.php?id=Eastern_Milk_Snake (2016-02-01)
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  • Maine Herp Society - Northern Water Snake
    Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon sipedon Close Window Image Jonathan Mays

    Original URL path: http://www.maineherp.org/native.php?id=Northern_Water_Snake (2016-02-01)
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  • Maine Herp Society - Eastern Garter Snake
    Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Close Window Image Jonathan Mays

    Original URL path: http://www.maineherp.org/native.php?id=Eastern_Garter_Snake (2016-02-01)
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