herpetological love


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  • adj. Of or relating to herpetology, the study of reptiles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as herpetologic.


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  • Find a special reptile veterinarian (also called a herpetological or "herp" vet) to care for your iguana.

    Hints From Heloise

  • One may be an indirect sort of footnote to Lovecraft's "The Hound," and the other involves a sideshow and herpetological tattoos.

    Howard Hughes laughs a hollow laught at your puny thing called sleep.

  • Never in the annals of political mockery have we had the chance to make herpetological jokes before or after.

    Will Durst: Run, Newt, Run!

  • For example, the collection of articles on whistling snakes is interesting, but overlooks the many cases reported elsewhere (herpetological or herpetocultural publications) of snakes making strange sounds.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • And Seth Briggs rejected the herpetological myth that a snake can place its tail in its mouth and roll down a hill like a Hula Hoop.

    Letters to the Editor

  • The forests of this ecoregion are important for a number of regional and island endemic avian and herpetological species.

    Leeward Islands moist forests

  • Allison does not distinguish Yap as a herpetological unit distinct from the other Micronesian islands.

    Marianas tropical dry forests

  • The rich herpetological fauna includes 15 unique species of anurans which are highly site specific.

    Rio Abiseo National Park, Peru

  • A fairly large number of herpetological fauna exisits in this ecoregion; mainly in the forests and the "bancos, bajíos, and esteros" savannas, but is comparatively poor in Trachypogon savannas.


  • Steve also embarked on a behavioral study of a rare and little-understood type of arboreal lizard, the canopy goanna, scrambling up into trees in the rain forests of Cape York Peninsula in pursuit of herpetological knowledge.

    Steve and Me


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