return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
Click here for LLL Reptile & Supply
Mice, Rats, Rabbits, Chicks, Quail
Available Now at RodentPro.com!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Fence Lizard . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Python . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Dec. 02, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Calusa Herp Society Meeting - Dec. 02, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Hampton Roads Exotic Pet Expo - Dec. 04-05, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - Dec. 08, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - Dec. 08, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - Dec. 10, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - Dec. 11, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - Dec. 17, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herp Society Meeting - Dec. 18, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - Dec. 18, 2021 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
click here for Kimbrell
pool banner - $50 year

RE: Anyone read this about Baja herps?

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Rosy Boas ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: rosybozo at Thu Jul 1 18:28:08 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by rosybozo ]  
   

Because:
1. I don't agree that all baja herps came about illegally.
2. I don't agree that collection devastates the population.
3. I don't agree that breaking rocks (although ugly) devastates the population.

If someone knows that a herp was obtained illegally, they should take that to law enforcement and it should be dealt with correctly. If you don't have proof of wrongdoing, you probably shouldn't make accusations. Suggesting that every baja rosy boa at a herp show is illegal is an unfounded accusation.

Many CA areas that were hit hard back when commercial collection was allowed still are some of the easiest places to find snakes. People have collected and run over rosy boas at WW constantly for generations and you can still find them all over that place.

I've seen broken rocks. It's ugly, and I hate it. But I've also seen my share of herps under garbage. The fact is that damage to the rocks may simply make the snakes harder to locate... which I suppose should be seen as a good thing?

Lastly, I believe that the real enemies are the bulldozer and cement truck, and I honestly think that pointing the blame any other direction does a disservice to the herps.
Just my opinion. I don't expect to convince anyone. I have lots of friends that disagree with me; I do appreciate their opinions (and that of the author as well). Everyone's entitled to one right?


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Show Entire Thread ]


>> Next Message:  RE: Anyone read this about Baja herps? - CBH, Thu Jul 1 19:28:08 2010
>> Next Message:  RE: Anyone read this about Baja herps? - chrish, Wed Jul 7 00:13:00 2010

<< Previous Message:  RE: Anyone read this about Baja herps? - CBH, Thu Jul 1 16:27:17 2010