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Blind Snake (Epictia genus) Paper

Here is a link to a PDF of a recent revision of Epictia blind snakes. The PDF includes E. columbi, the blind snake found on San Salvador Island and features a photo we took on a trip to San Salvador last year. Thanks to Van Wallach for sharing! For more information about blind snakes, see here.

 

Reference:

Wallach, V. 2016. […]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Categories: herpetology|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
  • Hatchling corn snake from Yellowwood

Introduced corn snakes expanding to Little Harbour?

Corn snakes (Pantherophis guttata) are non-venomous snakes native to the Southeastern United States. A few years ago I documented an introduced population of corn snakes established right outside of Cherokee on Abaco (LINK). There have been a few sightings of corn snakes from that area since. Usually, reports are of dead snakes on the Cherokee road (where everyone goes crabbing). Until […]

By |June 14th, 2016|Categories: herpetology, Invasive Species|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

New species of boa found in The Bahamas

Finding new species these days is usually the business of researchers who work with small things like insects and crustaceans. However, every once in a while researchers uncover big animals. These rarities have hidden away in thick forests, on the top of remote mountains, or deep in the sea –  places far from human eyes. For that reason, it’s remarkable when […]

By |May 29th, 2016|Categories: Endangered species, Featured, herpetology, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments