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geckocrazy
08-07-2007, 10:27 PM
We made a 2 1/2 day trip out to river road and black gap July 26-28 and had a pretty good trip. We caught 25 snakes and a ton of lizards.

baby texas banded gecko
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics029-1.jpg

Blacktail rattlesnakes
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics048.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics023.jpg

mojave rattlesnake
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics025.jpg

western diamondback rattlesnakes were everywhere
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics028.jpg

blackneck garter
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics042.jpg

checkered garter
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics026.jpg

coachwhips were a dime a dozen
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics032.jpg

great plains skink
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics059.jpg

and a ton of these guys
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics009.jpg

and the Pecos River
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/Camcorderpics011.jpg

I didn't realize i hadn't taken any pictures of the gopher snakes or the different lizards we caught. All in all not a bad trip. Hope you enjoy the pics. Chris

Palex134
08-08-2007, 12:28 AM
very nice Coleonyx, and I love the skinks. Also, great garter pics, very cool!

ScottW
08-09-2007, 08:45 PM
Good job, Chris. Any trip with Nathan along is sure to be entertaining. Nice pics. Glad y'all had a good trip out there.

-Scott

geckocrazy
08-09-2007, 10:27 PM
Hey Scott,
Nathan didn't make this trip. Eric from the pet store went on this one with me. Nathan and i are talking about another trip out there though in late Sept or early Oct. How are things in Nacogdoches?? I heard someone got lost wading?! :)

strikedistance
08-10-2007, 06:37 PM
Your rattlesnakeIDs are backwords. Nice trip though.

Nathan Hall
08-10-2007, 09:45 PM
I'm heading out there on Tuesday. Wanna go? Great pics. I can't wait!!!

geckocrazy
08-10-2007, 10:31 PM
I wish i could but we have a busy week coming up. I don't think my id's are wrong but i could be mistaken the first pic (western diamondback has a better diamond pattern and the solid coon tail where as the second ( mojave) has more of an oval shaped pattern and a broken banded patterned tail. Maybe im thinking backwards. :)

strikedistance
08-11-2007, 02:43 PM
Top is a Mojave bottom is a WDB.

SG
08-13-2007, 01:55 PM
Nic pics! Thanks for sharing.
Sebastian

geckocrazy
08-13-2007, 05:01 PM
You are right. I was thinking backwards. :lol: Thank you for the correction. i'm so embarrassed. :oops: I did get a pic of one of the gophers also
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v475/extremegeckos/gopher03.gif

strikedistance
08-14-2007, 12:38 PM
Nothing to be embarrassed about. I just wish i could be out there. Great post.

geckocrazy
08-14-2007, 08:03 PM
I wish i could still be there! My company did the new apartments for Sul Ross University in Alpine and they sent me there in the dead of winter for almost a month. That was a horrible tease.

ScottW
08-30-2007, 12:13 AM
Hey Scott,
Nathan didn't make this trip. Eric from the pet store went on this one with me. Nathan and i are talking about another trip out there though in late Sept or early Oct. How are things in Nacogdoches?? I heard someone got lost wading?! :)

Looks like I checked back too late. Yeah, wading around in water up to your neck with no clue of where you are is not much fun. Fortunately we ended up just wandering a few miles down the road from where we parked and not further in the Angelina river bottoms.

Are you guys gonna miss Andrew down there?

Later, Scott

Nathan Hall
08-30-2007, 11:37 AM
Scott and Chris,

We're heading out there September 9-12th if you guys are interested.

geckocrazy
08-30-2007, 07:38 PM
Ahhh... Nathan you tease me so. I'm working the ETHS show Sunday the 9th at Erics tables. Hey Scott i give you a couple of weeks and you'll be begging us to take him back. :) Having access to the forest gives u plenty of places to hide the body. lol

weecamo
04-19-2008, 09:43 PM
:( this annoys me, you guys can go to amazing places for wildlife in your own state, but what has scotland got? adders, grass snakes and the odd common lizard. Not to common seeing as ive never seen one. The only wild lizard ive found was some gecko in france, i would say 2 cm long, lovely critter. Lol ive rambled a bit all i meant to say was nice pics :)