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Behaviour, reproduction and ecology


Fat Is Sexy for Females but Not Males: The Influence of Body Reserves on Reproduction in Snakes (Vipera aspis) (2002) AUBERT F, BONNET X, SHINE R, LOURDAIS O. Hormones & Behaviour 42:135-147 Elsevier Science Limited.

The dangers of leaving home: dispersal and mortality in snakes. (1999) BONNET X, NAULLEAU G, SHINE R. Biological Conservation 89:39-50. Elsevier Science Ltd.

Phenotypic plasticity in body sizes and sexual size dimorphism in European grass snakes. (1993) MADSEN T, SHINE R. Evolution. 47(1):321-324. Allen Press.

Costs of reproduction influence the evolution of sexual size dimorphism in snakes. (1994) MADSEN T, SHINE R. Evolution. 48(4):1389-1397. The Society for the Study of Evolution.


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