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Reproductive ecology of the jacky dragon (Amphibolurus muricatus) : an agamid lizard with temperature-dependent sex determination
The jacky dragon, Amphibolurus muricatus (White, ex Shaw 1790) is a medium sized agamid lizard from the southeast of Australia. Laboratory incubation trials show that this species possessesExpand
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THE INFLUENCE OF NATURAL INCUBATION ENVIRONMENTS ON THE PHENOTYPIC TRAITS OF HATCHLING LIZARDS
Laboratory studies have shown that incubation environments can affect mor- phological and behavioral phenotypes of hatchling lizards, but the relevance of this result to natural populations remainsExpand
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Maternal Manipulation of Offspring Phenotypes via Nest‐Site Selection in an Oviparous Lizard
Mothers may be able to manipulate the phenotypes of their progeny not only via direct pathways (e.g., allocation of nutrients and energy), but also indirectly, by inducing particular developmentalExpand
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Commercial harvesting of giant lizards: The biology of water monitors Varanus salvator in southern Sumatra
Abstract The Asian water monitor Varanus salvator is the second-largest lizard species in the world (to > 1 m SVL, 2·5 m total, 20 kg), and is heavily exploited (> 1 million skins per annum). In theExpand
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THE INFLUENCE OF NEST TEMPERATURES AND MATERNAL BROODING ON HATCHLING PHENOTYPES IN WATER PYTHONS
Previous work on phenotypic plasticity in hatchling reptiles has dealt almost exclusively with lizards and turtles from temperate zone habitats, in taxa where the only maternal control overExpand
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Life underground: food habits and reproductive biology of two amphisbaenian species from southern Africa
Examination and dissection of 216 museum specimens of two species of amphisbaenians (the shovel-snouted Monopeltis anchietae and round-headed Zygaspis quadrifrons) from southern Africa provided dataExpand
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Ecological traits of commercially harvested water monitors, Varanus salvator, in northern Sumatra
An important step towards evaluating ecological sustainability of resource use is to understand the characteristics of that resource. Indonesian populations of the Asian water monitor (VaranusExpand
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Maternal thermoregulation influences offspring viability in a viviparous lizard
Gravid females of the viviparous scincid lizard Eulamprus heatwolei were maintained in the laboratory, with some females allowed to bask for 8 h/day and others for only 2 h/day. Maternal baskingExpand
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The influence of sex and body size on food habits of a giant tropical snake, Python reticulatus
1. In many animal species, dietary habits shift with body size, and differ between the sexes. However, the intraspecific range of body sizes is usually low, making it difficult to quantifyExpand
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Shivering thermogenesis in a brooding diamond python, Python spilotes spilotes
, AND R. A. DANIELS. 1982. Distribution and ecology of stream fishes of the Sacramento-SanJoaquin drainage system, California. I. Fishes of the Pit River system, McCloud River system, and SurpriseExpand
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