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Today in honor of we share this thread about Land Acknowledgements (what they are and how to do them respectfully). Meetings such as and included them in their opening sessions.
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Kolby Altabet Oct 12
Replying to @kinshisha_T
I research urban ecology at NC State University! Also love and want to go to grad school eventually.
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herpetALLogy Oct 11
Whether you are out or not, we're glad you're here nerding out about , , , and with us. You are an important part of our community every day.
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
Herpetology is one field of science that tends to attract eccentric and passionate individuals but they are often outnumbered by those interested in mammals and birds. So why should you take an interest in frogs or snakes?
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herpetALLogy Oct 10
A year ago today we launched with a single tweet. We've done a lot in just a year. Here are our stats compiled a few weeks ago. Thanks to our takeover hosts & the community here for helping make herpetology a better place for everyone
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
Just a thought, raise your hand here if you've had to counter smirks and funny looks when you've told someone you want to study or become a ? 🙋‍♂️ I know I certainly have, multiple times!
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WildlifeEpiLab at IL Oct 9
Painted turtles are plentiful in Kane County Illinois! We are hoping to use this species as a surrogate for the health of the state endangered Blanding’s turtle, found in the same area!
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
A quick question to the community, what are your favourite or ? Mine have got to be chameleons just because of how weird and awesome they are!
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
Well aren't these just the coolest? I haven't yet seen these clear bois in the wild but it is on my list!
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
The diversity is just crazy within both groups - it is extremely hard to pick something. I sometimes think this is one of the reasons why there are less herpetologists in the world than I'd like. Too much choice. What do you think?
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
It's Wednesday! Please welcome . Steven is a current PhD candidate at the University of Kent where his research focuses on the population dynamics of the barred grass snake (Natrix helvetica) & effects of snake fungal disease (Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola).
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Pelf Nyok Oct 11
Oooooo... So happy I represented as one of the 5 takeover countries!
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
Replying to @IUCNRedList
Amphibians are also very imperilled. 41% of species are at risk of extinction with the main drivers being habitat loss and disease. You can find out more on the website by following the link below.
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
Replying to @AmphSpecWorld
If you're interested in the taxonomy side of things then check out which curates a list of all known species (and is constantly updated). #
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
Replying to @herpetALLogy
I've been getting a little carried away with the history lesson that I forgot to use a hashtag or two...whoops!
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herpetALLogy Oct 9
has got me here! It is hard to pick a favourite but chameleons really peaked my childhood imagination. Those and dart frogs. And monitor lizards. And Crocodiles.
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herpetALLogy Oct 10
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