House of Herps #1

Welcome to the first edition of House of Herps, the new monthly blog carnival dedicated to celebrating amphibian and reptilian wildlife and conservation.

We are truly humbled and honored to have received such a great response from our fellow nature bloggers. If I have learned anything from reading the posts submitted from HoH #1′s 21 contributors, I have learned that this bunch will most likely appreciate a little irreverent humor to start us off. (if you don’t like irreverent humor, just skip the video!)

The response to the announcement of House of Herps has been tremendous, and we are delighted to bring you a fabulous collection of contributions from herp enthusiasts all around the web. In fact, we like to think of each contribution as a gift. In this season of merriment and good cheer, we decided to gift-wrap each present from our contributors. To open each present, simply …