Overture herpetologica

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This is an automated slideshow with musical accompaniment that was produced for the 2005 Reptile Show at Seattle's Pacific Science Center.

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Overture herpetologica

  1. 1. The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.orgAgama (male), Agama agama Eastern Africa
  2. 2. Reptile & Amphibian Show 2005 Hissssstory in the making!Presented by:• The Pacific Science Center• The Pacific Northwest Herpetological Society• The Virtual Museum of Natural History The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  3. 3. Collared lizard (male), Crotaphytus vestigium SW United States The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  4. 4. Smooth knob-tailed gecko, Nephrurus levis SE Australia
  5. 5. Bullfrog, Rana catesbiana Canada south to Mexico
  6. 6. Amazon pipe snake, Anilius scytale South America
  7. 7. Need a speaker for your event?Dr. Sprackland is available to give lecturesabout reptiles, evolution, dinosaurs, tropicalzoology and venoms to your group.Contact: director@curator.org.
  8. 8. Spotted day gecko, Phelsuma cepedianus MadagascarThe Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  9. 9. Blue dart frog, Dendrobates azureus Suriname (South America)
  10. 10. Bushmaster, Lachesis muta (Venomous)South & Central America
  11. 11. The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org• An online resource about animals of the world• Information about species, biodiversity, and evolution• Online biodiversity research reports• Always open, always free!• www.curator.org
  12. 12. Cape Verde giant skink (Extinct since 1914) Macroscincus coctei
  13. 13. King cobra Ophiophagus1 hannah (Venomous) SE Asia The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  14. 14. Aquatic caecilian, Typhlonectes compressicauda South America
  15. 15. Newton’s day gecko Phelsuma newtoni (Extinct) Islands near Madagascar The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  16. 16. Painted dragon (male), Ctenophorus pictus SE Australia The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  17. 17. Westernfence lizard, Sceloporus occidentalisWestern U.S. & Canada The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  18. 18. Asian leaf-nosed rat snake, Rhynchophis boulengeri SE Asia The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  19. 19. Chevert’s yellow-headed geckoNactus chevertiEastern AustraliaThe Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  20. 20. Slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus Western U.S. and Canada
  21. 21. Green tree python (juvenile), Morelia viridisAustralia &New Guinea
  22. 22. The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.orgNew Guinea forest dragon Hypsilurus dilophus
  23. 23. The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org• An online resource about animals of the world• Information about species, biodiversity, and evolution• Online biodiversity research reports• Always open, always free!• www.curator.org
  24. 24. Southern banded gecko, Coleonyx mitratus Central AmericaThe Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  25. 25. Need a speaker for your event?Dr. Sprackland is available to give lecturesabout reptiles, evolution, dinosaurs, tropicalzoology and venoms to your group.Contact: director@curator.org.
  26. 26. Lace monitor (Varanus varius)Dark phaseEastern Australia The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  27. 27. The Virtual Museum ofNatural Historywww.curator.org Death adder (Acanthophis antarcticus) Leucistic colour pattern Venomous
  28. 28. The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.orgEarless monitor lizardLanthanotus borneensis Borneo
  29. 29. Tasmanian tiger snake, Notechis scutatus Tasmania, Australia Venomous The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  30. 30. Don’t try this at home… Please!
  31. 31. The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org• An online resource about animals of the world• Information about species, biodiversity, and evolution• Online biodiversity research reports• Always open, always free!• www.curator.org
  32. 32. Southern spiny-tailed gecko, Strophurus intermediusSouthern Australia
  33. 33. Blood python, Python curtus Sumatra The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  34. 34. The Virtual Museum of Natural Historywww.curator. org Rhinoceros viper, Bitis nasicornus Africa Venomous
  35. 35. Red-spotted newts, Notophthalmus semicinctus Eastern Canada & U.S. The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  36. 36. Eastern bearded dragon, Pogona barbatus Australia
  37. 37. Garden bloodsucker, Calotes calotes India The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  38. 38. Fiji banded iguanaBrachylophus fasciatus
  39. 39. Eastern water dragon Physignathus lesueurii Eastern AustraliaThe Virtual Museum of Natural History
  40. 40. Veiled chameleonChamaeleo calyptratusYemen, Arabia
  41. 41. The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org• An online resource about animals of the world• Information about species, biodiversity, and evolution• Online biodiversity research reports• Always open, always free!• www.curator.org
  42. 42. Tokay gecko, Gekko gecko—SE Asia
  43. 43. Chinese alligator, Alligator sinensis ChinaThe Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  44. 44. Stephen’s Island Tuatara, Sphenodon guntheri New Zealand
  45. 45. Tentacled snake, Erpeton tentaculatum SE Asia The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  46. 46. Water python, Apodura fusca Australia & New GuineaThe Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  47. 47. Panther chameleon Furcifer pardalis Madagascar
  48. 48. Woma (a python)Aspidites ramsayi Australia The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.org
  49. 49. The Virtual Museum of Natural History www.curator.orgChinese crocodile lizardShinisaurus crocodilurusS. China & N. Vietnam

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