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Some people are terrified of snakes -- after all, they look slimy and slither along the ground.

But if these creatures fascinate you, then you probably enjoy herping – the practice of searching for amphibians and reptiles. Like bird watching, but you’re looking down instead of up.

There’s a new guidebook that looks at the different species living in the Mojave Desert.






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Joshua Parker, author and herpetologist

Simone Brito, author and herpetologist