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June 5, 2010 Barry held his camera barely two feet away from the back of an Agkistrodon piscivorus. Although a small snake, it was still very dangerous and he positioned his camera based on years of experience with these reptiles. Known more commonly as a Cottonmouth or Water Moccasin, the twelve inch juvenile snake had coloration similar to the closely related Copperhead. However, its patterns were muted by late afternoon shadows in a remote location that was not favorable to an easy medical evacuation. So, we slowly moved away and eased our paddles back in the water to complete an adven
Howdy from Houston. I am a docent at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and am currently leading tours through our Fantastic new paleo hall. Because of their enthusiasm and questions I enjoy my younger tour member the most. Hearing a 4 year old say " Oh look over there. It's a stegosaurus!" really makes my day. I find that they like having things to handle and am looking for a couple of large (preferably fossil ) alligator gar scales to make a replica arrow with a gar scale point to bring out when discussing our alligator gar fossil. I am happy to buy or trade and also welcome suggestio