Category: Myths

Shushupe needles and jergón haystacks

Posted on 07/07/14 by Tim 6 Comments

“I’m an amateur herpetologist. I study frogs and snakes.” “Oh, so you’re looking for frogs?” “Well, snakes mostly. Frogs are easier to find. Snakes are not so easy so I look for them and find frogs.” “Is there a type of snake you’re looking for?”   And so begins a fateful conversation I’ve had dozens […]

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Bull rattlers and other bull…

Posted on 08/30/10 by Tim 2 Comments

…stories. Snakes have to be one of the most misunderstood animals. I hope to create a greater understanding and maybe debunk some of the many myths surrounding these creatures. I remember a few years ago I was at my local, and semi-rural, post office and walked in on a discussion about rattlesnakes. One of my […]

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