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Time to Catch Up: Early Spring 2018

Well, it certainly has been a long time since I last posted on this blog. My last update was on a trip I had taken down to Florida with my good friend Taylor over the Christmas and New Years holidays of 2018. As you can imagine, a lot has happened since then. Since I was finally been able to find out how to log back into the blog, I have decided to fast-track it back up to the current date by summing up the last 3.5 years in a series of posts that recap large chunks of each year. I'll try to keep them short and sweet while still capturing key highlights. Without further ado, here is what happened in early Spring of 2018, after returning from Florida. It was mid-February when I was able to see my first herps of 2018, and it wasn't a mudpuppy! (An aquatic salamander more readily spotted in the depths of winter). All thanks to a crazy warm spell, we had an abundance of warm rain fall on February 20th which I knew would bring out some salamanders.  Sure enough, the night came and,