UAE - a week of herping, a week of sightseeing

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Re: UAE - a week of herping, a week of sightseeing

Postby Mario Schweiger » Fri Aug 28, 2015 7:48 am

great series of one of the best pictures i ever saw - especially the Varanus picture is stunning ;)
Jürgen Gebhart wrote: Some names changed:
Pseudotrapelus sinaitus – Pseudotrapelus jensvindumi
Bufo arabicus – Duttaphrynus arabicus
Ptyodactylus hasselquistii – Ptyodactylus orlovi

...and the genus name of the Arabian toad was changed again: Amietophrynus arabicus.
See Portik & Papenfuss, 2015: Historical biogeography resolves the origins of endemic Arabian toad lineages (Anura: Bufonidae): Evidence for ancient vicariance and dispersal events with the Horn of Africa and South Asia. òpen access or Pdf-8092 in DB

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Re: UAE - a week of herping, a week of sightseeing

Postby Pierre-Yves Vaucher » Sat Aug 29, 2015 12:22 am

My God what a pictures !!!! :o soooooooo nice !!!!! almost perfect... one of the best... congratulations !
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Re: UAE - a week of herping, a week of sightseeing

Postby Matthijs Hollanders » Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:12 pm

Holy shit, some amazing photos!
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Re: UAE - a week of herping, a week of sightseeing

Postby Martin Ertner » Sun Sep 06, 2015 8:47 pm

Awesome photos!
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Re: UAE - a week of herping, a week of sightseeing

Postby Mark Hanger » Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:07 pm

Fantastic pictures Kristian! Brings me back to my time in Saudi, 20 years ago. Did you find all the specimens you photographed in the wild in 14 days? If so, you are very lucky (or very talented!) How did you find the sand-boa?
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