House of Herps #9: Back to School Edition!

Welcome to the ninth House of Herps blog carnival, August 2010!

August is more than halfway over, and September is just around the corner … which means that, in the United States, at least, it’s back to school season. Every store smells of office supplies and new backpacks (fifty percent off – this week only!), teachers are busy putting together last-minute touches to their courses and students, from kindergartners to college students, are trying to find every way they can to make summer last for just one more week …

And, of course, the House of Herps blog carnival has gotten into the spirit of things – our contributors this month have come together with a great selection of eleven short classes, all focused on the amazing diversity of reptile and amphibian life. So, I invite you to sit down with your packed lunch and a freshly-sharpened number two pencil, …