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Sharp-nosed Toad Rhinella dapsilis

Observer

herpguy

Date

February 24, 1999

Description

This toad was observed at night in a forested area in northern Peru.

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Speckled Forest Pit Viper Bothriopsis taeniata

Observer

herpguy

Date

February 26, 1999

Description

This arboreal viper was observed at night after a heavy rain and wind storm that apparently knocked the snake to the ground in a forested area at the Napo Lodge in northern Peru.

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Observer

herpguy

Date

February 26, 1999

Description

This obscure viper (which closely resembles a North American Copperhead) was found at night at the base of a tree in a forested area at the Napo Lodge in northern Peru.

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Tropical Thornytail Iguana Uracentron flaviceps

Observer

herpguy

Date

January 20, 1999

Description

This female Tropidurid lizard (males have an orange-colored head) was observed during the day over 40 meters high in the forest canopy living in a hollow tree branch with several other individuals. It was observed feeding on small ants that passed nearby on the same branch.

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Keel-Bellied Shade Lizard Alopoglossus atriventris

Observer

herpguy

Date

February 25, 1999

Description

This male Gymnophthalmid lizard was found during the day in a forested area in northern Peru.

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Confused Coral Snake Micrurus langsdorffi

Observer

herpguy

Date

the past

Description

This coral snake was found at night on the forest floor in the Napo Lodge Reserve during a two week herpetological survey of the area. Numerous other reptiles and amphibians were found here as well.

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Forest Whiptail Kentropyx pelviceps

Observer

herpguy

Date

February 24, 1999

Description

This juvenile teiid was found during the day in a forested area in northern Peru.

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Dendropsophus sarayacuensis Dendropsophus sarayacuensis

Observer

herpguy

Date

February 22, 1999

Description

This specimen was observed at night and the overall coloration at that time was much lighter than the photo shows.