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  1. General Herp Chat
    I've been looking for some time at going on a holiday specifically for 'herping' Just wondered how people that have done this have gone about it, have you booked a 'pre-arranged' tour with an itinerary? Or have you just booked a normal holiday and then researched the local wildlife and made...
  2. General Herp Chat
    Hi there, I am currently an IT project manager and I am keen on pursuing one of my childhood passions; herpetology. I am more keen on taking an online course given my work schedule and I chanced upon this site. HERPETOLOGY BEN209 Online Course Distance Learning Basically: 1. Based on the...
  3. Amphibians
    Hi all, I have been looking at enrolling on this course but would like to know if anyone has done it an would recommend it? It would only be to further my own knowledge as it looks really interesting, however it would be nice if it had a recognised qualification at the end of it, does anyone...
  4. General Herp Chat
    I currently work at pets at home, but want to do something more to do with reptiles, I have been applying for zoo's and safari parks and things like that, but no luck. I want to work more hands on with reptiles in particular, so was just curious as to whether anybody knows of any decent...
  5. Snakes
    Hi Guys, I have loved snakes and lizards from pretty much as far back as I can remember. I now have a Beardie (Zeus), a Corn Snake (Ness) and a Jungle Jaguar Carpet Python (Loki) which I love to bits and i'm sure my collection will grow... However, I would love an encyclopaedia style book...
  6. Off Topic Chat
    Hi, I am just looking at the moment about what I am going to do when I leave college. I am looking at going to uni as a possibility but I just wanted to find a uni that does the course or similar that I want to do. I am looking at possibly doing zoology with herpetology and so far I have only...
  7. Snakes
    North West Universities that lecture Herpetology or Zoology Are there any Universities in the North West that do Herpetology courses to get me a Herpetological Job/career I know Myerscough do Animal Care but do any do Herpetology. Zoology is my second choice if I can't find any but one with...
  8. Wildlife
    During the mating season I joined the group of volunteers who aid the amphibians getting across the road. Preventing that most of them get killed by cars. Here are 2 video's of the photo's that i made video 1: My herping video series # 1 video 2: My herping video series # 2
  9. Off Topic Chat
    Wasn't sure where to post this but as Im a snake keeper and we're the best I thought Id put it here! Ok, well Im 19 years old and have been keeping reptiles from the age of 4 years old. I have massive personal experience but nothing on a profffesional level. Now, I qualified as a Level 2...
  10. Snakes
    Hello, I am 14 in a few week's and I was wondering what type of jobs would become available. I know that 13 is the minimum working age, but I thought that was too early to start volunteering or have a job, whilst trying to juggle school work etc... Are there any volunteering places or places I...
  11. Snakes
    Hi guys, im 15 and leaving school next year so i want to have a look at some college options and i want to know how to get into herpetology and what options i have, i know there are many branches of herpetology could i do specific things like snakes? well saying that i want to do all but...
  12. Equipment Classifieds
    Hi Just a few used bits and bobs for sale if anyone is interested. All equipment with be steam cleaned prior to posting :2thumb: Drop me a message if you'd like me to email a bigger picture to you :2thumb: A, B & C - All 3 for £15 inc postage Standard Tubs with opening top doors and...
  13. General Herp Chat
    Hello everyone! I'm 28 this year and after dead end job after another I have decided to try for a new career related to my passion; herpetology. My problem is that it's such a restricted area, job opportunities are so few and far between, plus the conpetition is immense (as with all jobs at the...
  14. General Herp Chat
    Being pretty new to the whole herpetology scene, I don't know a great deal about the anti groups who want to basically shut us down. Can people explain to me who the main culprits are, what they do (i.e. how do they protest etc) because I'm quite interested in who my 'enemy' is.
  15. General Herp Chat
    hello, i am currently in college for national diploma in animal management so i want to be herpetologist so you know any good courses for learning about herpetology? :hmm:
  16. Snakes
    Hello, I just wanted to tell you about a site, which I find amazing with great quality products, I am not just saying this, I have actually used them. I ordered to 2ft viv complete setup for only £39.99, the price has gone up by £10 to £49.99 but its free delivery and cheap so I think its...
  17. Newbie Advice
    Hi guys, I'm new on here & this is my 1st post.. I need help finding anyone with any info' on where to find my local herpetology meeting centre? I have searched the web for days now with no success, so please if anyone out there is part of a Herp' group or snake club could you point me in...
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