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A preliminary radiotracking study of movements, activity patterns and habitat use of free-ranging Gaboon vipers, Bitis gabonica

@inproceedings{Angelici2000APR,
  title={A preliminary radiotracking study of movements, activity patterns and habitat use of free-ranging Gaboon vipers, Bitis gabonica},
  author={F. Angelici and C. Effah and M. A. Inyang and L. Luiselli},
  year={2000}
}
  • F. Angelici, C. Effah, +1 author L. Luiselli
  • Published 2000
  • Geography
  • Radiotelemetry was employed to study daily movements, activity patterns, macrohabitat use, and substratum selection of four Gaboon vipers (Bitis gabonica), two adult males and two adult females. The study was carried out during the dry season (1st-20th of March, 1998) in south-eastern Nigeria. Transmitters, weighing approximately 4 g, were internally implanted. Gaboon vipers spent considerable time inactive below-ground. There was considerable nocturnal activity in the open in three… CONTINUE READING
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