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ZooChat Challenge North America 2018

Discussion in 'Challenges, Quizzes, Competitions & Games' started by jayjds2, 30 Dec 2017.

  1. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    There were even some more reptile species that I had already seen.
     
  2. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    Milwaukee County Zoo - June 25 2018

    116. Grand Cayman Blue Iguana Cyclura lewisi
    117. Amazon Tree Boa Corallus hortulanus
    118. Giant South American River Turtle Podocnemis expansa
    119. Taylor's Cantil Agkistrodon taylori
    120. Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus
    121. Eyelash Viper Bothriechis schlegelii
    122. Rhinoceros Viper Bitis nasicornis
    123. Panther Chameleon Furcifer pardalis

    5 crocodilians
    31 lizards
    54 snakes
    38 chelonians
     
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    Manitowoc Lincoln Park Zoo - June 30 2018

    124. Russian Tortoise Agrionemys horsfieldii
    125. DeKay's Brown Snake Storeria dekayi
    126. Green Anole Anolis carolinensis
     
  4. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    Mid-year Totals!

    Right then, now that we're essentially halfway through the year and everyone's pretty much updated, here we are!

    1. ThylacineAlive with 410 species
    2. geomorph with 214 species
    3. d1am0ndback with 195 species
    4. jayjds2 with 150 species
    5. birdsandbats with 126 species
    6. NSU42 with 107 species
    7. TheWalrus with 62 species
    8. pachyderm pro with 43 species

    I will not do mid-year subtotal totals, because most people's are off a bit :eek: but I've been guilty of that myself too!
     
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  5. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    My current subtotals:

    5 crocodilians
    32 lizards
    55 snakes
    39 chelonians
     
  6. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    Racine Zoo - July 3 2018

    127. Rhinoceros Iguana Cyclura cornuta
    128. Yellow Anaconda Eunectes notaeus

    5 crocodilians
    33 lizards
    56 snakes
    39 chelonians
     
  7. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    Why do your subtotals never match your score?
     
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  8. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    I don't know. Maybe because I'm too lazy to count again.
     
  9. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    What happened to us having to work for this thread? ;)

    ~Thylo
     
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  10. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    One more from photos:

    Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
    411) River Cooter Pseudemys concinna

    ~Thylo
     
  11. geomorph

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    Upper Newport Bay Interpretive Center: 7/3/18

    215. California Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula californiae
    216. Rosy Boa Lichanura trivirgata
    217. Russian Tortoise Agrionemys horsfieldii
    218.San Diego Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer annectans
    219. Western Pond Turtle Actinemys marmorata

    Subtotals:

    5 crocodilians
    59 lizards
    103 snakes
    52 chelonians
     
  12. jayjds2

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    Philadelphia Zoo 6/19/18:
    151. Volcán Darwin tortoise Chelonoidis microphyes
    152. Western Santa Cruz tortoise Chelonoidis vicina
    153. West African dwarf crocodile Osteolaemus tetraspis
    154. West African crocodile Crocodylus suchus
    155. Desert tortoise Gopherus agasizii
    156. Beaded lizard Heloderma horridum
    157. Cuvier's dwarf caiman Paleosuchus palpebrosus
    158. African forest cobra Naja melanoleuca
    159. Standing's day gecko Phelsuma standingi
    160. Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorous conanti
    161. Eastern massasauga rattlesnake Sistrurus catenatus
    162. Rat snake Pantherophis alleghaniensis
    163. Eastern gaboon viper Bitis gabonica
    164. Crested gecko Correlophus ciliatus
    165. Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes
    166. Hosmer's skink Egernia hosmeri
    167. Black-tailed rattlesnake Crotalus molossus
    168. Western banded gecko Coleonyx variegatus
    169. Mali uromastyx Uromastyx dispar maliensis
    170. Black tree monitor Varanus beccarii

    Hidden Pond Nature Center 7/8/18:
    171. Eastern box turtle Terrapene carolina carolina
    172. Common snapping turtle Chelydra serpentina
    173. Northern water snake Nerodia sipedon sipedon
    174. Southeastern five-lined skink Plestiodon inexpectatus
    175. Painted turtle Chrysemys picta picta

    Subtotals:
    12 crocodilians
    49 lizards
    57 snakes
    57 chelonians
     
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  13. TheGerenuk

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    63. Sudan mastigure Uromastyx dispar
    64. Sudan plated lizard Gerrhosaurus major

    65. Common box turtle Terrapene carolina

    -:cool::cool:TheWalrus:cool::cool:
     
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    66. Plumed basilisk Basiliscus plumifrons
    67. Corn snake Pantherophis guttatus
    68. Common agama Agama agama
     
  15. ThylacineAlive

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    412) Japanese Pond Turtle Mauremys japonica
    413) Geyr’s Spiny-Tailed Lizard Uromastyx geyri
    414) Five-Keeled Spiny-Tailed Iguana Ctenosaura quinquecarinata

    ~Thylo
     
  16. TheGerenuk

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    Safari Niagara: July 30, 2018

    69. Argus monitor Varanus panoptes
    70. Sahara uromastyx Uromastyx geyri
    71. Common kingsnake Lampropeltis getula
    72. Milk snake Lampropeltis triangulum
    73. Western hognose snake Heterodon nasicus
    74. Western blue-tongued skink Tiliqua occipitalis

    Bird Kingdom: July 31, 2018

    75. Tokay gecko Gekko gecko

    Subtotals:

    3 crocodilians
    25 lizards
    21 snakes
    26 chelonians

    -:cool::cool:TheWalrus:cool::cool:
     
  17. TheGerenuk

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    Here comes the big one.

    Reptilia: August 8, 2018

    76. Asian water monitor: Varanus salvator
    77. Madagascar giant day gecko: Phelsuma grandis
    78. Terciopelo: Bothrops asper
    79. Cottonmouth: Agkistrodon piscivorus
    80. Copperhead: Agkistrodon contortrix
    81. Dumeril's boa: Acrantophis dumerili
    82. Spiny-tailed iguana: Ctenosaura acanthura
    83. Chinese water dragon: Physignathus cocincinus
    84. Alligator snapping turtle: Macrochelys temminckii
    85. Eastern diamondback rattlesnake: Crotalus adamanteus
    86. Mexican west coast rattlesnake: Crotalus basiliscus
    87. South American rattlesnake: Crotalus durissus
    88. Timber rattlesnake: Crotalus horridus
    89. Puff adder: Bitis arietans
    90. Taiwan beauty snake: Orthriophis taeniurus (friesei)
    91. Amethystine python: Morelia amethistina
    92. Carpet python: Morelia spilota
    93. African rock python: Python sebae
    94. Indochinese spitting cobra: Naja siamensis
    95. Philippine sailfin lizard: Hydrosaurus pustulatus
    96. Sheltopusik: Pseudopus apodus
    97. Yellow anaconda: Eunectes notaeus
    98. Cunningham's skink: Egernia cunninghami
    99. Desert iguana: Dipsosaurus dorsalis
    100. False water cobra: Hydrodynastes gigas
    101. Indigo snake: Drymarchon corais
    102. Eastern rat snake: Pantherophis alleghaniensis
    103. Boomslang: Dispholidus typus
    104. Green mamba: Dendroaspis angusticeps
    105. Black mamba: Dendroaspis polylepis
    106. Gopher snake: Pituophis catenifer
    107. Nile crocodile: Crocodylus niloticus
    108. Blood python: Python brongersmai
    109. Sharp-nosed viper: Deinagkistrodon acutus
    110. Wood turtle: Glyptemys insculpta
    Subtotals to come later.

    -:cool::cool:TheWalrus:cool::cool:
     
  18. TheGerenuk

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    New Subtotals:

    4 crocodilians
    33 lizards
    45 snakes
    28 chelonians
     
  19. ThylacineAlive

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    415) Togo Fire Skink Lepidothyris fernandi

    Don't think I'll be seeing the Sulawesi Forest Turtles this year :p

    ~Thylo
     
  20. jayjds2

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    A brief touch on taxonomy:

    As some of you know, the black forest cobra Naja melanoleuca has recently been split into 5 species. Reptile Database hasn't said anything about the split yet, but I am choosing to accept and follow it here. However, you will not be penalized for not knowing which of the five species you may have seen: if it's an unknown individual, then you may count it as melanoleuca. This way, everyone only adds species, not loses. I also have some corrections to make in the following post.
    Three errors:
    -I accidentally counted beaded lizard a second time here. As such, my total at this point was actually 174.
    -the scientific name for #152 is C. porteri
    -the "African forest cobra" is Naja subfulva.
     
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