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The conservation status of the world's reptiles
Effective and targeted conservation action requires detailed information about species, their distribution, systematics and ecology as well as the distribution of threat processes which affect them.Expand
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The Role of Predation in Shaping Crocodilian Natural History
Abstract: Although adult crocodilians have few predators (mostly humans and other crocodilians), hatchlings and eggs are killed and consumed by a diverse array of invertebrates, fishes, anurans,Expand
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Genus-level phylogeny of snakes reveals the origins of species richness in Sri Lanka.
Snake diversity in the island of Sri Lanka is extremely high, hosting at least 89 inland (i.e., non-marine) snake species, of which at least 49 are endemic. This includes the endemic genera Aspidura,Expand
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A catalogue and systematic overview of the shield-tailed snakes (Serpentes: Uropeltidae)
ABSTRACT We present a catalogue and systematic overview of Uropeltidae Müller, 1832 based on both new and previously published molecular and morphological data, and a new molecular phylogeneticExpand
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Trade in live reptiles, its impact on wild populations, and the role of the European market
Of the 10,272 currently recognized reptile species, the trade of fewer than 8% are regulated by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and theExpand
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Frogs under friendly fire: how accurately can the general public recognize invasive species?
Abstract Members of the general public interact with wildlife in many ways, and an inability to distinguish between species can have significant implications for conservation. For example, attemptsExpand
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It’s a dog-eat-croc world: dingo predation on the nests of freshwater crocodiles in tropical Australia
Predation on eggs is an important source of mortality for many long-lived organisms, but causes of egg mortality from specific predators remain poorly known in most cases. Understanding the identityExpand
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Australian Freshwater Crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni) Transport Their Hatchlings to the Water
Abstract Remote video cameras recorded eight instances of nest excavation and parental transport of offspring to the water by Australian freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni) inhabiting LakeExpand
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Geographic and taxonomic patterns of extinction risk in Australian squamates
Australia is a global hotspot of reptile diversity, hosting similar to 10% of the world's squamate (snake and lizard) species. Yet the conservation status of the Australian squamate fauna has notExpand
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The (non) impact of invasive cane toads on freshwater crocodiles at Lake Argyle in tropical Australia
The most substantial (and to date, unexplained) heterogeneity in the impact of toxic cane toads (Rhinella marina) on the native fauna of tropical Australia involves freshwater crocodiles (CrocodylusExpand
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