Monthly Archives: January 2013

This is funny —

Don’t ask me how I landed on this video (actually, I was searching for videos of Burton’s Leglass Lizard and this video was on the search results). Anyway, the kid is filming ball pythons coming out of the eggs… they … Continue reading

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Good news after bad –

My female Manokwari Green Tree Python appears to be ovulating tonight. Wow, these Green Tree Pythons are giving me a run for my money. I thought hobbies are supposed to relax you…? Pics from 5:45 PM tonight.  

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Bad news –

My Jayapura Green Tree Python dropped her eggs from her perch last night. I am really kicking myself right now because I should have locked her in the nest box and was planning to do that this morning. I believe … Continue reading

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Day one in the nesting box

5:47 AM and she is is poking around in the nesting box for the first time. I predicted it and so far she is progressing just like last year…

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Manokwari locality female Green Tree Python

She is solidly off-feed and the male no longer shows any interest. Swelling nicely too. Nothing more to say except I am checking on her in the morning before work, immediately after work, intermittently all evening, and before bed. C’mon … Continue reading

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Wamena locality Green Tree Pythons

What’s the deal? These snakes were cycled and the female is off feed… but they would rather sit around instead of making some eggs. CB 2007 female in the back and a CB 2003 male up front.

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Baby Green Tree Python’s second meal

This is the only voluntary feeder from the last clutch – though it has only been a couple of weeks. I did get two of them to swallow pinkie heads last night so that is a good start. This little … Continue reading

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Musical Instruction

We had a neat Pack Meeting last night. An uncle of one of our Scouts offered to bring some musical instruments in and give the boys a quick demonstration. We broke the kids up into three groups and they were … Continue reading

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Manokwari locality female Green Tree Python – update

She had a nice-sized bowel movement overnight and is still very swollen. I felt her this morning and she is swollen in her midsection and the swelling is stiff: a very good sign. Boy oh boy would I like to … Continue reading

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Tracking Great White Sharks

I watched a news clip about this on CNN today. OCEARCH has tagged someĀ Great White Sharks with tracking devices and you can follow them on a map. Very neat website. Check it out.

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