Matt Jeppson

Matt Jeppson

Name is Matt Jeppson. I am a dad, an attorney, a photographer, a fly fisherman, and I explore the world for reptiles, amphibians and other animals.
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Brightly colored Arizona Mountain Kingsnake, Lampropeltis pyromelana, a Coral Snake mimic, coiled in its habitat
Reticulated Glass Frog, Hyalinobatrachium valerioi, blending into a leaf at night
Lizard tail loss and regeneration - Mediterranean Gecko shortly after dropping its tail to avoid a predator
Dangerous rattle snake, coiled and ready to strike - Great Basin Rattlesnake, Crotalus oreganus lutosus
Boy fishing - child fishing from a canoe, proudly holding his catch (Rainbow Trout)
California Mountain Kingsnake, Lampropeltis zonata (multicincta), in its rocky mountain habitat
Man in a float tube or belly boat with a big Largemouth Bass
Common Kingsnake, Lampropeltis getula californiae
Coral Snake colors, Lampropeltis pyromelana, a colorful mimic resting in dappled sunlight
Boy fishing - a handsome child holds a large Brown Trout fish he caught fly fishing
The beautiful giant silk moth butterfly called Cecropia Moth, Hyalaphora cecropia, mating pair - one of the largest butterflies or moths in the world, in a man's hand to show size
 Regal Horned Lizard, Phyrnosoma solare, showing its impressive horns
Large black snake held by a boy - Black Rat Snake, Pantherophis or Elaphe obsoleta (focus centered on snake)
Texas Horned Lizard, Phyrnosoma cornutum
Children with a cage finding bugs, frogs and shells in a stream
Close up of eggs of Spiny Softshell Turtle, Apalone spinifera
A Milk Snake, Coral Snake Mimic, in habitat
The spiky Texas Horned Lizard, Phyrnosoma cornutum
A fly fisherman posing with a Brown Trout with his fly rod and reel, before releasing the fish into the river
A venomous lizard - Gila monster, Heloderma suspectum
California Kingsnake, Lampropeltis getula californiae - a snake that eats venomous rattlesnakes and other snakes
Lizard tail loss (broken tail) and regeneration - Mediterranean (House) Gecko shortly after dropping its tail to avoid a predator
Eastern Hognose Snake, Heterodon nasicus - death feigning (faking death as defense mechanism)
A colorful fish (trout), with fly in mouth being released into a lake by a fly fisherman
Dirty, muddy hands of a young boy holding a frog, Lithobates palustris
Snake in a rainforest - Tree Boa Constrictor snake, Corallus hortulanus
Brook Trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, caught on a fly rod in a high mountain lake, being held prior to release
Saltwater Fly Fisherman with the elusive bonefish, fly rod and reel
Boa Constrictor Snake hiding in a tree
Eastern Hognose Snake, Heterodon nasicus - death feigning (faking death as defense mechanism)
Man releasing rainbow trout fish fly fishing
Boa Constrictor Snake hiding in a tree
 Spotted Salamander, Ambystoma maculatum
A rare desert turtle called a Desert Tortoise, Gopherus agassizi in the hot sand
Lizard family piled up - Texas Horned Lizard, Phyrnosoma cornutum
Freshly Laid Turtle Eggs in Burrow Dug by Mother's Flippers
A large cutthroat trout fish caught by a fly fisherman in an alpine lake
A colorful caterpillar on a cherry tree branch - Cecropia Moth caterpillar, Hyalophora cecropia
Child catching tadpoles, fish, frogs, crayfish and other aquatic animals in a pond with a net
Snake bite!  Snake and man's hand shortly after being bitten (focus centered on snake)
sierra mountain kingsnake, lampropeltis zonata multicincta
Giant silk caterpillar in a child's hands - Cecropia Moth, Hyalophora cecropia (macro focus on caterpillar)
Young man holding an emerald or green basilisk, Basiliscus plumifrons, a colorful lizard that runs on water
The beautiful giant silk moth butterfly called Cecropia Moth, Hyalaphora cecropia, resting on the pink and purple flower of a hydrangea plant - one of the largest butterflies or moths in the world
Child holding amphibian egg mass in the spring, Ambystoma maculatum
African Emporer Moth caterpillars, Gonimbrasia zambesina - an edible caterpillar from Africa and giant silk moth (sometimes called the mopane worm or mopani) - eating oak leaves
Brown Trout, Salmo trutta, caught fly fishing prior to release
A cute frog in leaf litter and grass - Western or Boreal Chorus Frog, Pseudacris triseriata or maculata
Snake basking in the setting sun, a coiled Plains Garter Snake, Thamnophis radix
A large Brown Trout fish with a mountain stream in the background
The giant horned caterpillar of the Royal Walnut Moth, Regal Moth or Hickory Horned Devil, Citheronia regalis in a boy's hands
Large catfish caught fly fishing - being held by angler
Boy holding a green tree dwelling snake, Rough Green Snake, Opheodrys aestivus
A beautiful spotted frog, about to jump off a log - Lithobates palustris
Happy child with a big fish he caught next to a pond
Royal Walnut Moth, Regal Moth or Hickory Horned Devil, Citheronia regalis
Barred Tiger Salamander, Ambystoma mavortium, very large bright yellow and black salamander of North America, eating a mouse
Yellow Rat Snake, Pantherophis obsoleta quadrivittata
Yellow Rat Snake, a large and bright yellow striped snake of the southeastern United States
Fly fisherman holding a huge Brown Trout fish prior to releasing into the river
A large fish (trout) caught by a fly fisherman - splake, Lake Trout and Brook Trout hybrid
Big snake in the desert - Desert Kingsnake, Lampropeltis getula splendida, a constrictor snake that eats rattlesnakes
A large and colorful Eastern Yellow-bellied Racer snake, Coluber constrictor flaviventris, coiled defensively with a large meal in its belly
Boy holding a giant tree frog in Costa Rica rainforest, Gladiator Treefrog, Hypsiboas rosenbergi
Green Mamba coloration, the arboreal Opheodrys aestivus
Man holding a brown trout caught fly fishing on a meandering meadow stream, South Platte or "Dream Stream", Colorado
Boy fighting a big fish with a fly rod in a mountain river
Brook Trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, caught on a fly rod in a high mountain lake, being held prior to release
The bright and colorful Rainbow (Pictured) Grasshopper, Dactylotum
California Kingsnake, Lampropeltis getula californiae
Close up of a mildly venomous rear-fanged snake - Eastern Hognose Snake, Heterodon nasicus, commonly called puff adder
Brown Trout - Fly fishing the Bighorn River of Montana
Black Rat Snake, Pantherophis obsoleta
California Legless Lizard, Anniella pulchra
Great Basin Rattlesnake, Crotalus oreganus lutosus
Dirty, muddy hands of a young boy holding a frog, Lithobates palustris
Cave Salamander, Euycea lucifuga
Emerald or green basilisk, Basiliscus plumifrons, a colorful lizard that runs on water
Great Plains Skink, Plestiodon obsoleta (Eumeces)
The colorful Central Plains Milk Snake, Lampropeltis triangulum gentilis, a coral snake mimic
Great Basin Gopher Snake, Pituophis catenifer deserticola
Man holding a wild snake in the field - California kingsnake, Lampropeltis getula californiae
Texas Horned Lizard, Phyrnosoma cornutum
Big and small caterpillars eating leaves together - Black Swallowtail, Papilio polyxenes (second and fifth instars)
Colorful dangerous looking snake - defensive display of the Prairie Ringneck Snake, Diadophis punctatus arnyi
A rare hypomelanistic snake - Rosy Boa, Lichanura (Charina) trivirgata roseofusca from Anza Borrego Mojave Desert area of California, near Joshua Tree National Park
A blind cave salamander in a cave stream - Grotto Salamander, Eurycea spelaea
Colorful rainbow trout fish held by a fly fisherman
Head, face, and tongue of a Red-sided Garter Snake, Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis
Speckled Kingsnake, Lampropeltis getula holbrooki
Arizona treefrog, Hyla wrightorum
Boy in the outdoors holding a large lizard (Great Plains Skink)
Black-necked Garter Snake, Thamnophis cyrtopsis
Emerald or green basilisk, Basiliscus plumifrons, a colorful lizard that runs on water
Emerald or green basilisk, Basiliscus plumifrons, a colorful lizard that runs on water
Bothrops asper, Tercipelo, fer-de-lance or tommygoff - venomous snake that causes the most snake bite deaths in Latin America
Emerald or green basilisk, Basiliscus plumifrons, a colorful lizard that runs on water
Bolitoglossa colonnea, the La Loma or Ridge-headed Salamander - a rarely seen salamander of Latin American rainforests
Bothrops asper, Tercipelo, fer-de-lance or tommygoff - venomous snake that causes the most snake bite deaths in Latin America
Emerald or green basilisk, Basiliscus plumifrons, a colorful lizard that runs on water
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