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Pailsus - a story of herpetology, science, politics, pseudoscience, more politics and scientific fraud.

Raymond Hoser, PO Box 599, Doncaster, Victoria, 3108, Australia.
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Originally published in Crocodilian - Journal of the Victorian Association of Amateur Herpetologists - 2 (10): 18-31, September 2001.


This paper is of unusually large size, being about 23,000 words and that excludes the photos and captions that were published in the original publication.
For users of the internet, there are three basic options for downloading and reading this paper. Because it is best that this paper be printed out, archived and read at leisure, the pdf version is most recommended. It is under .6 mb and should download in less than ten minutes. You will then be able to print it out, exactly as published (in "hard copy").
For that option click on the link indicated below.
Alternatively you may simply click onto the relevant link for a webpage that will appear on your screen within seconds (see below) to access the same full paper as a webpage and from there access other papers and/or relevant photos online as published in an earlier and similar paper as low resolution images.
As a final alternative, you may click onto the relevant link to download the paper as an MS Word file (on the link indicated below) so that you can format the text as you see fit and then either read the paper on screen or as a print out.
The relevant links are thus as follows:
Pdf version

Webpage with the paper

Relevant photos published with another similar paper (24 images)

Paper as an MS Word file

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