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Behaviour, reproduction and ecology

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The reptiles of British India (1864) GUNTHER ACLG Facsimile of original publication by Robert Hardwick Printers (Lond). Arment Biological Press.

Molecular genetic evidence for parthenogenesis in the Burmese python, Python molurus bivittatus. (2003) GROOT TVM, BRUINS E, BREEUWER JAJ. Heredity 90:130-135. Nature Publishing Group.

Ecology of oriental-Australian rear-fanged water snakes (Colubridae: Homalopsinae) in the Pasir Ris Park Mangrove Forest, Singapore. (2002) KARNS DR, VORIS HK, GOODWIN TG. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. 50(2):487-498. National University of Singapore.

Biotic and abiotic influences on activity patterns of insular pit-vipers (Gloydius shedaoensis, Viperidae) from north-eastern China. (2001) SUN L-X, SHINE R, DEBI Z, ZHENGREN T. Biological Conservation. 97:387-398. Elsevier Science Ltd.

Low costs, high output: reproduction in an insular pit-viper (Gloydius shedaoensis, Viperidae) from north-eastern China. (2002) SUN L-X, SHINE R, DEBI Z, ZHENGREN T. Journal of Zoology, London. 256:511-521. The Zoological Society of London.

Attack strategy of an ambush predator: which attributes of the prey trigger a pit-viper's strike? (2003) SHINE R, SUN L-X. Functional Ecology. 17:340-348. British Ecological Society.

Accidental altruism in insular pit-vipers (Gloydius shedaoensis, Viperidae). (2002) SHINE R, SUN L-X, FITZGERALD M, KEARNEY M. Evolutionary Ecology. 16:541-548. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Why do juvenile Chinese pit-vipers (Gloydius shedaoensis) select aboreal ambush sites? (2002) SHINE R, SUN L-X, KEARNEY M, FITZGERALD M. Ethology. 108:897-910. Blackwell Verlag.

Thermal correlates of foraging site selection by Chinese pit-vipers (Gloydius shedaoensis, Viperidae). (2002) SHINE R, SUN L-X, KEARNEY M, FITZGERALD M. Journal of Thermal Ecology. 27:405-412. Pergamon Press PLC.

Arboreal ambush site selection by pit-vipers Gloydius shedaoensis. (2002) SHINE R, SUN L-X. Animal Behaviour 63:565-576. The Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour.

Ecology and distribution of Echis carinatus snakes in Deogad Taluka and other areas of Maharashtra State, India. (1994) SENGUPTA SR, TARE TG, SUTAR NK, RENAPURKAR DM. Journal of Wilderness Medicine. 5:282-286. Chapman & Hall.

Snake circumvents constraints on prey size. (2002) JAYNE BC, VORIS HK, NG PKL. Nature 418:143. Nature Publishing Group.

 

 

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