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ZooChat Challenge North America 2018

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  1. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    So tuatara? Which I did- back in January :p

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  2. birdsandbats

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    Oh, sorry, didn't notice. :oops:
     
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  3. TheGerenuk

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    Honolulu Zoo: December 26
    112. Galapagos giant tortoise Chelonoidis nigra
    113. Shingleback skink Tiliqua rugosa
    114. Sungazer Smaug giganteus
    115. Gold tegu Tupinambis teguixin

    116. Gharial Gavialis gangeticus
    This might be it for this year, but next year will definitely be better.

    -:cool::cool:TheWalrus:cool::cool:
     
  4. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    My last zoo visit for the year:

    John G. Shedd Aquarium - December 28 2018

    131. Green Turtle Chelonia mydas
    132. Green Ameiva Ameiva ameiva
    133. Matamata Chelus fimbriata
    134. Northern Caiman Lizard Dracaena guianensis
    135. Cadago Sideneck Phynops hilarii
    136. Giant River Turtle Podocnemis expansa
    137. Red-Headed Side-Neck Turtle Podocnemis erythrocephala
    138. Ringed Map Turtle Graptemys oculifera
    139. Northern Map Turtle Graptemys geographica
    140. Chinese Crocodile Lizard Shinisaurus crocodilurus
    141. Spiny-Headed Tree Lizard Plica plica
    142. Mountain Horned Dragon Acanthosaura capra
    143. Malyan Sail-Finned Lizard Hydrosaurus ambionesis

    5 crocodilians
    40 lizards
    56 snakes
    46 chelonians

    My full list for the year will be posted soon.
     
  5. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    Here is my total:

    Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo & Adventure Park - January 20 2018
    1. Central Bearded Dragon Pogona vitticeps
    2. European Glass Lizard Psudopus apodus
    3. Common Blue-Tongued Skink Tiliqua scincoides
    4. Ball Python Python regius
    5. Common Boa Boa constrictor
    6. Aldabra Giant Tortoise Aldabrachelys gigantea
    7. American Alligator Alligator mississippiensis
    8. Corn Snake Pantherophis guttatus

    Heckrodt Wetland Reserve Nature Center - February 10 2018
    9. Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta
    10. False Map Turtle Graptemys pseudogeographica
    11. Common Musk Turtle Sternotherus odoratus
    12. Spiny Softshell Turtle Apalone spinifera
    13. Western Fox Snake Pantherophis vulpinus

    1000 Island Environmental Center Nature Center - March 19 2018
    14. Common Leopard Gecko Eublepharis macularius
    15. Common Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina

    Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo & Adventure Park - March 28 2018
    16. African Leopard Tortoise Stigmochelys pardalis

    Henry Vilas Zoo - March 30 2018
    17. Cook's Tree Boa Corallus cookii
    18. Black Rat Snake Pantherophis obsoletus
    19. Emerald Tree Boa Corallus caninus
    20. Common Map Turtle Graptemys geographica
    21. Desert Tortoise Gopherus agassizii
    22. Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum
    23. Massasauga Sistrurus catenatus
    24. Green Anaconda Eunectes murinus
    25. Red-Footed Tortoise Chelonoidis carbonarius

    Stevens Point Herptological Society - April 12 2018
    26. Green Iguana Iguana iguana
    27. Common Box Turtle Terrapene carolina
    28. Pond Slider Trachemys scripta
    29. Chinese Water Dragon Physignathus cocincinus

    Heckrodt Wetland Reserve Nature Center - June 5 2018
    30. Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata

    Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary - June 6 2016
    31. Common Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula
    32. Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum
    33. Blanding's Turtle Emys blandingii

    Animal Gardens Petting Zoo - June 9 2018
    34. African Spurred Tortoise Centrochelys sulcata

    Saint Louis Zoo - June 14 2018
    35. Galapagos Tortoise Chelonoidis nigra
    36. Chinese Alligator Alligator sinensis
    37. San Esteban Island Chuckwalla Sauromalus varius
    28. Spiny-Tailed Iguana Ctenosaura hemilopha
    29. Black-Headed Python Aspidites melanocephalus
    30. Ocellate Mountain Viper Vipera wagneri
    31. Mexican Lance-Headed Rattlesnake Crotalus polystictus
    32. Armenian Viper Vipera raddei
    33. Puff Adder Bitis arietans
    34. Caspian Cobra Naja oxiana
    35. Black Mamba Dendroaspis polylepis
    36. Boelen's Python Morelia boeleni
    37. Iranian Mountain Viper Vipera albicornuta
    38. Arizona Ridge-Nosed Rattlesnake Crotalus willardi
    39. Iranian Leopard Gecko Eublepharis angramainyu
    40. Long-Nosed Viper Vipera ammodytes

    41. Santa Catalina Island Rattlesnake Crotalus catalinensis
    42. Egyptian Tortoise Testudo kleinmanni
    43. Alligator Snapping Turtle Macrochelys temminckii
    44. Pygmy Rattlesnake Sistrurus miliarius
    45. Black-Tailed Horned Pitviper Mixcoatlus melanurus
    46. Fan-Si-Pan Horned Pitviper Trimeresurus cornutus
    47. Ethiopian Mountain Adder Bitis parviocula

    48. Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer
    49. Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus
    50. Rowley's Palm-Pitviper Bothriechis rowleyi
    51. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata
    52. Black-Breasted Leaf Turtle Geoemyda spengleri
    53. Yellow-Blotched Palm-Pitviper Bothriechis aurifer
    54. Tokaren Pit Viper Trimeresurus tokarensis
    55. Giant Asian Pond Turtle Heosemys grandis
    56. Yellow-Headed Temple Turtle Heosemys annandalii

    57. Reticulated Python Python reticulatus
    58. Dwarf Caiman Paleosuchus palpebrosus
    59. Mexican Beaded Lizard Heloderma horridum
    60. Asian Narrow-Headed Softshell Turtle Chitra chitra
    61. Lesser Sundas Python Malayopyhon timorensis

    62. Henkel's Leaf-Tailed Gecko Uroplatus henkeli
    63. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus adamanteus
    64. Madagascar Tree Boa Sanzinia madagascariensis
    65. West African Gaboon Viper Bitis gabonica
    66. Four-Horned Chameleon Trioceros quadricornis
    67. Central American Bushmaster Lachesis stenophrys
    68. Southern Cantil
    Agkistrodon howardgloydi
    69. Pig-Nosed Turtle Carettochelys insculpta
    70. Long's Forest Dragon Hypsilurus longi
    71. Black Tree Monitor Varanus beccarii
    72. Utila Island Iguana Ctenosaura bakeri
    73. Malayan Gharial Tomistoma schlegelii
    74. Dumeril's Ground Boa Acrantophis dumerili
    75. Green Tree Monitor Varanus prasinus
    76. Mountain Pitviper Ovophis monticola
    77. Haitian Giant Anole Anolis ricordii
    78. Vietnamese Long-Nosed Snake
    Gonyosoma boulengeri
    79. Mangshan Pitviper Protobothrops mangshanensis
    80. Jamaican Boa Epicrates subflavus
    81. New Caledonian Giant Gecko Rhacodactylus leachianus
    82. Jamaican Iguana Cyclura collei
    83. Spider Tortoise Pyxis arachnoides
    84. Tentacled Snake Erpeton tentaculatum

    Saint Louis Zoo - June 15 2018
    85. Prehensile-Tailed Skink Corucia zebrata
    86. Red-Bellied Short-Necked Turtle Emydura subglobosa
    87. Southeast Asian Box Turtle Cuora amboinensis
    88. South American Yellow-Footed Tortoise Chelonoidis denticulatus
    89. Eyed Skink Chalcides ocellatus
    90. King Cobra Ophiophagus hannah

    World Aquarium - June 16 2018
    91. Two-Lined Mud Turtle Kinosternon baurii
    92. Cagle's Map Turtle Graptemys caglei
    93. Diamondback Terrapin Malaclemys terrapin
    94. Nile Crocodile Crocodylus niloticus
    95. Brown Basilisk Basiliscus vittatus

    96. Green Basilisk Basiliscus plumifrons
    97. Argentine Black-And-White Tegu Tupinambis merianae
    98. Red-Footed Tortoise Chelonoidis carbonarius
    99. Indian Spotted Pond Turtle Geoclemys hamiltonii
    100. River Cooter Pseudemys concinna
    101. Maputo Plated Lizard Gerrhosaurus major
    102. Burmese Mountain Tortoise Manouria emys
    103. Pancake Tortoise Malacochersus tornieri
    104. West African Sideneck Turtle Pelusios castaneus
    105. Madagascar Giant Day Gecko Phelsuma grandis
    106. Mali Uromastyx Uromastyx maliensis
    107. Steppe Runner Lizard Eremias arguta
    108. Frog-Eyed Gecko Teratoscincus scincus

    109. Green Tree Python Morelia viridis
    110. Rainbow Boa Epicrates cenchria
    111. Blood Python Python brongersmai
    112. Nile Monitor Varanus niloticus
    113. Veiled Chameleon Chamaeleo calyptratus
    114. Warren's Galliwasp Celestus warreni
    115. Timor Monitor Varanus timorensis


    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

    Manitowoc Lincoln Park Zoo - June 30 2018
    124. Russian Tortoise Agrionemys horsfieldii
    125. DeKay's Brown Snake Storeria dekayi
    126. Green Anole Anolis carolinensis

    Racine Zoo - July 3 2018
    127. Rhinoceros Iguana Cyclura cornuta
    128. Yellow Anaconda Eunectes notaeus

    Special Memories Zoo - July 28 2018
    129. Brown Anole Anolis sagrei
    130. Long-Tailed Grass Lizard Takydromus sexlineatus

    John G. Shedd Aquarium - December 28 2018
    131. Green Turtle Chelonia mydas
    132. Green Ameiva Ameiva ameiva
    133. Matamata Chelus fimbriata
    134. Northern Caiman Lizard Dracaena guianensis
    135. Cadago Sideneck Phynops hilarii
    136. Giant River Turtle Podocnemis expansa
    137. Red-Headed Side-Neck Turtle Podocnemis erythrocephala
    138. Ringed Map Turtle Graptemys oculifera
    139. Northern Map Turtle Graptemys geographica
    140. Chinese Crocodile Lizard Shinisaurus crocodilurus
    141. Spiny-Headed Tree Lizard Plica plica
    142. Mountain Horned Dragon Acanthosaura capra
    143. Malyan Sail-Finned Lizard Hydrosaurus ambionesis

    I think I did pretty good. I didn't expect to get above 100, so I'm glad I almost reached the 150 mark.
     
  6. geomorph

    geomorph Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    My total: 301

    7 crocodilians
    78 lizards
    126 snakes
    90 chelonians

    I would have at least several more if I had been paying attention during my visit to Rio Grande Zoo near the beginning of the year!
     
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  7. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    Alright, seeing as how the year’s over (for me) in less than 10 minutes, here are the totals!

    1. jayjds2 458
    2. ThylacineAlive 418
    3. geomorph 301
    4. d1am0ndback 195
    5. birdsandbats 143
    6. TheWalrus 116
    7. NSU42 107
    8. pachyderm pro 43

    Congrats to everyone who participated and I hope you all participate next year as well!

    ZooChat Challenge North America 2019
     
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  8. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    You should have stayed home in December..

    ~Thylo
     
  9. TheGerenuk

    TheGerenuk Well-Known Member

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    I just got 2 today from SeaWorld San Diego today.
    117. Loggerhead sea turtle
    118. Hawksbill sea turtle
     
  10. TinoPup

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    I might as well put together my list for this year, it'll be a few days to get it in the right format though. I know I wouldn't be winning so no big deal on being late ;)
     
  11. ThylacineAlive

    ThylacineAlive Well-Known Member

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    How positive are you on this? I'm extremely jealous if you actually saw it but I'm skeptical because I know of no one who has and considering the sign of the tank vs the sign this species gets, I've always believed the sign was put up for the exhibition of hatchlings that never came.

    ~Thylo
     
  12. TinoPup

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    I'm not 100%, since it's a tank with several species, but I was pretty sure I saw one animal that matched the description and I didn't mark it as unseen. I could definitely be wrong due to the circumstances, though!
     
  13. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    Interesting that you saw three species which were not exhibited at the time of your visit. If you have a photo of any, I’ll of course take back this statement, but it is quite well confirmed none of these species are actually on exhibit.
    Must be identified to species level to count.
     
  14. TinoPup

    TinoPup Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for being nice about it? Nevermind, I've deleted my post.