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Pacific chorus frog (Pseudacris regilla)
in a friend’s hand. Found in his flower garden. It’s a small frog ranging in size from 1 - 2 inches. They are the only small frog in Idaho with enlarged toe-pads on the end of each finger and toe, handy for climbing trees. After the “photo ops,” the little frog was released back into the flowers where there’s also small pond. More information here: www.mister-toad.com/PacificTreeFrog.html and more general information about amphibians and reptiles here: www.ecosnake.com. Photo by Frank
KBCI, Channel 2 in Boise interviewed me today concerning rattlesnake awareness and outdoor safety. More information about "Rattlesnake Awareness and Outdoor Safety" here: www.ecosnake.com. The link below should take you to the KBCI story: www.2news.tv/news/local/48811462.html Photo by Susan, MK Nature Center
“The Silent Secret of Snakes”
Introduction to reptile education program for Boise School District high school ecology classes. The program consists of showing the animals in the containers on the tables to the students and discussing their habitats, countries where they live, behavior, diet and other aspects of their respective natural histories. The animals in this program included: Savannah monitor lizard; Great Basin gopher snake; Rubber boa; Black pine snake; Northern pine snake; Corn snake; juvenile Western rattlesnake; Gila monster; Royal python; Dumeril’s ground boa of Madascar; Jungle carpet python; and Central American boa constrictor. Basically we take a mini-tour of the world. Have done this presentation for about ten years. There are presentations to three separate classes of about 40 students each. Photo by Garren (Garren Evans, April 15, 1971 - August 9, 2008)