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.

What an amazing Lace Monitor!
Fi Coley has written a great article for the upcoming edition of the Red Bellied Courier about her life with this guy.
This edition is looking to be around 130+ pages and is only available to members of the AHS. Due to its size we are unable to ship internationally.
For those in Australia you can join here www.ahs.org.au/membership-types/
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What an amazing Lace Monitor!
Fi Coley has written a great article for the upcoming edition of the Red Bellied Courier about her life with this guy. 
This edition is looking to be around 130+ pages and is only available to members of the AHS. Due to its size we are unable to ship internationally. 
For those in Australia you can join here www.ahs.org.au/membership-types/

 

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Katie Brasser

Dan Simounds

Oh wow!!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍

He’s beautiful πŸ’œ

But why no digital copy for paying individuals interested in the read from beyond Australia?

Ryan Johnston

Mama 😍😍

Joel Gainge

Hayden Lowry wtf get one! Sick colour

Erika Anton 😍

nawwwwwwwwwww Cute Lacey <3

Gorgeous creature. Had one in my backyard a few years back . Much excitement

Kai Goold Thomas Leyshon this!!!

Almost white. So strange. Impressive but not sure if I like it

Wow wee

Magnificent beastie πŸ’œ

Emily Nagy

Jake Cullen better join before it's produced

Shane Danger Coleman James Furneaux

Omg do jealous gorgeous

Gorgeous, love the colour on this boy πŸ‘

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Keeper Dan from The Australian Reptile Park with Hugo.
It looks like Hugo’s got something to say!
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Keeper Dan from The Australian Reptile Park with Hugo.
It looks like Hugo’s got something to say!

 

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Nice mate you've got Dan...!!

AH SED TURN IT DOWN!!!!!

I looked after Hugo from 1986 to 1993

Great photo❀️

Last known picture before the keeper got eaten?

Oh Hugo πŸ’‍♂️

Omnomnom head.

How is the girlfriend hunt going ... Lol i'd be careful he is looking like he has a twinkle in his eye their Daniel ;)

Are you sure he's not going to take half of ol mates face off? πŸ€”

I named my son Hugo after a visit to the reptile park πŸ’š

Cute

I love going to see Hugo

Hugo is a stud.

I think we were calling him ET back then

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Can you see the dragon?
These guys are one of the all time masters of camouflage. Photo taken in Port Headland, Western Australia.
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Can you see the dragon? 
These guys are one of the all time masters of camouflage. Photo taken in Port Headland, Western Australia.

 

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Wow absolutely stunning ... TFS πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

Amy Lee

Amy Lee

Such amazing camouflage pebble dragons are amazing little lizards

Brian Bush

Smack in the middle

Yeah but only just,defineatley good camouflage

right in the middle

That’s amazing! Evolution huh?

I recon I would have stepped on it I found it really hard to see

Wow

Similar to a pebble dragon

T. cephalus - awesome little dragons!

Yep

Found it

His tail gave it away

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6 days ago

The Australian Herpetological Society

Baby Taipan making it's entrance to the world.Never a dull moment when you work with animals! This is a Coastal Taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus) emerging from the egg. This little guy will emerge at about 46cms in length, weighing about 23gms. In 4 -5 Years he’ll reach about 200cms and weigh about 2.5kg. He should if he’s healthy have a lifespan of 15yrs + ... See MoreSee Less

Baby Taipan making its entrance to the world.

 

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Matthew Sproule Scott Johnson

Cute

Graham Satchwell

Absolutely beautiful. Welcome to the world, gorgeous beast xx

Very beautiful animal isnt it the second most venomous snake only to the inland taipan?

What an awesome evolved head

Bailey Packer 😍😍

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Check out this amazing looking Reticulated python! ... See MoreSee Less

Check out this amazing looking Reticulated python!

 

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$250,000 says he’s for sale..

So CuteπŸ₯°

Kacey

Why not just keep and admire reptiles as they were meant to be instead of mutating them, not fair on the animals for your viewing pleasure

So many haters. When you breed animals with unstable genetics you'll get interesting variations animal to animal. People don't have much of a hand in it other than finding out the limitations and extent of those genetics. This is a fine example of natural genes that are coming out to play.

Emilie Sanda wow .. albinos et piebald ..

‘Australian’ herpetological society... who hijacked this page?

Ronald Joseph oh mon dieu mon dieu mon dieu mon dieu

Nico Herrmann

Travis Holmes

Jordy Wicks

Price?

Jaedyn Harth

🀒🀒🀒

Andrea Villa

Agus Putra 🀯πŸ₯°

Anna Jimenez Díaz mira, estas son las que te contaba 😬

Joel Gainge

Damian Wilson

Robin Murphy 😍

Hayden Lowry

Kyle Williams

Calum Jack

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Library

The society maintains a large library of reptile and amphibian related books, whichΒ 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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