Table of Contents
- Articles and Book Reviews
- Short pieces published in amateur herpetological newsletters.
- Frequently asked questions about reptiles, reptile care, and our reptile sales. Read this before contacting me.
- Field Herping
- Some of the field herping activities I’ve taken part in, my life list, and links to some field photography.
- My website about garter snakes; includes articles, answers to questions, a care guide and a species guide.
- The McWetlog: Reptiles and Amphibians
- Blog entries about reptiles and amphibians, both in the wild and in captivity, and related issues. For our own reptiles, see the Herp Collection category.
- Ringneck Diary
- In 2003 we tried keeping ring-necked snakes, and I started keeping a diary about it. Neither worked out.
- Snakes on Film
- Nitpicking snakes’ appearances in movies and on television. Because I can’t help myself, that’s why.
I take pictures and post them to Flickr. Follow me there.
Recent Blog Entries
- New Research into Red Garter Snakes
- The Cost of Evolving Toxin Resistance
- Two-Headed Albino Garter Snake Steals Basel Show
- Idaho House For Sale, Free Garter Snakes Included
- Snake geriatrics
The McWetlog, 01/13
- Mice to buy, mouths to feed
The McWetlog, 12/10
- Snakes on a Train
Snakes on Film, 10/24
- Building a snake hibernaculum
The McWetlog, 10/21
- A Note on Questions Answered Elsewhere
- Releasing snakes as rodent control
The McWetlog, 10/20
- Women and amateur science
The McWetlog, 10/12
- Newfoundland Garter Snakes
- On hibernating and transporting snakes
The McWetlog, 09/24
- Manitoba Garter Snakes in Autumn
Snakes on Film, 08/25
- When snakes bite themselves
The McWetlog, 08/23
- The devil frog of Cretaceous Madagascar
The McWetlog, 08/08
- Tainted snake food recalled
The McWetlog, 07/30
- Too hot for snakes
The McWetlog, 07/09
- Travelers Insurance Commercial
Snakes on Film, 07/02
- The Snake Scientist
- Aimed at readers aged 9 to 12, Sy Montgomery’s children’s book about garter snakes doesn’t insult the intelligence of older readers.
(March 16, 2010)
- Some Garter Snake Feeding Problems
- There are many reasons why captive snakes won’t eat in captivity. Garter snakes have a few more.
(January 25, 2010)
- Garter Snakes in Spring
- Photographers capture images of garter snakes emerging from hibernation.
(April 26, 2009)
- How to Write an Article for a Herp Society Newsletter
- Chorus 23, no. 8 (Oct. 2007)
- The Seven Rules of Raising Baby Garter Snakes
- Chorus 22, no. 5 (May 2006)
- Raising Baby Garter Snakes: Some Personal Observations
- The Garter Snake, April 2005