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Human Recreation and the Nesting Ecology of a Freshwater Turtle ( Chrysemys picta )
– Over a 3-year period, we studied the relationship between the intensity of human recreation and the nesting ecology of the painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) at a major nesting beach. Our resultsExpand
Reptile Home Ranges Revisited : a Case study of spaCe use of sonoRan deseRt toRtoises ( Gopherus morafkai )
—Many recommendations exist for estimating home ranges of herpetofauna, often focused on mitigating effects of sedentary behavior and autocorrelation. Authors have often applied minimum convexExpand
Habitat Assessment of the Broad-Headed Skink (Plestiodon laticeps) and the Associated Squamate Community in Eastern Kansas
During the summers of 2015-2017, we performed standardized surveys across the known range of the Broad-headed Skink in eastern Kansas. We used a combination of drift fence arrays with funnel trapsExpand
Although historic records of the alligator snapping turtle, Macrochelys temminckii, show a past distribution throughout eastern Oklahoma, little is known about the current status and distribution ofExpand
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Kansas
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) has been implicated in the decline of amphibians worldwide and was first noted in Kansas in 2014 in Kingman and Sedgwick Counties. The objectives of this studyExpand