History

Founded in 1949, the AHS is the first natural history society in Australia devoted specifically to herpetology.

Meetings

Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of every month in Sydney, and are open to all.

Field Trips

The AHS conducts regular field trips in the warmer months of the year, and are for members only.

Publications

We are a member of the (AAHS) which provides publications such as the Herpetofauna Journal.

Donโ€™t forget
Wednesday night 7pm, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney for an evening with Peter Mirtschin.
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Donโ€™t forget 
Wednesday night 7pm, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney for an evening with Peter Mirtschin.

 

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Hes an incredible guest for sure. Got him for the SA herp group the other week, and it was brilliant.

That book in the middle *drool*

23 hours ago

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No details available on this image. It's been held in a private collection in France. ... See MoreSee Less

No details available on this image. Its been held in a private collection in France.

 

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That looks like it could be Joan Beauchamp Procter.

Any idea on the age of the photo?

Some oldtimer should know..

Glad the snakes cant get out of that mesh !!!!

Looks like part of an old circus menagerie.

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3 days ago

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REC. Stop
Zuma (1985)
King of the Snakes
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Awesome

Finally, a movie based on my life. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

Paul Currie

Estás mamadas Abii Lobato

Will have to go out and buy it lol

Trivia: Zuma is a Filipino movie based on the Filipino comic of the same name

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3 days ago

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A flying lizard (Draco cornutus) on a glide between trees, seen from below. I've been wanting to get a shot like this for years but finally was able to capture it two weeks ago here in Danum Valley. Took a fair bit planning but in the end I used an infrared trigger and radio-controlled high-sync flashes. Most importantly, I was fortunate to have one very cooperative, and surprisingly tame Draco. Having seen a fair number of other gliding Draco shots on the internet I was surprised how in this case the front legs are folded back over the wings in mid-flight (as opposed to being held outstretched in front). Perhaps this aids in directional control? See also: www.wildborneo.com.my/species.php?s=Draco%20cornutus ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Great pic ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Marc Bittar

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Library

The society maintains a large library of reptile and amphibian related books, whichย are available on loan to financial members. To borrow these please contact the AHS Librarian.


Discounts

The AHS exclusively offers members and their families one free visit annually to the Australian Reptile Park at Somersby NSW, Symbio Wildlife Park at Helensburgh NSW and National Zoo and Aquarium Canberra on presentation of their membership card. This will be punched on entry on the specific symbol for each park. Please note, the multi park pass offer is for a family of 2 adults and 2 children (children's age limits as per the individual park's entry requirements). Memberships expire at the end of April each year.

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Our Next Meetings

June2019

July2019

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