Activity Patterns and Movements of Free-Ranging Bluetongue Lizards (Tiliqua scincoides intermedia and Tiliqua multifasciata) in the Australian Wet-Dry Tropics

  title={Activity Patterns and Movements of Free-Ranging Bluetongue Lizards (Tiliqua scincoides intermedia and Tiliqua multifasciata) in the Australian Wet-Dry Tropics},
  author={Samantha J. Price-Rees and G. Brown and R. Shine},
Abstract We used GPS-based radiotelemetry to quantify diel activity patterns and movements by two species of large scincid lizards in the Australian wet-dry tropics. From an average of 63 days tracking of 54 Northern Bluetongues (Tiliqua scincoides intermedia) and 42 days tracking of 8 Centralian Bluetongues (Tiliqua multifasciata), we obtained 53,801 and 8,139 data points, respectively, on lizard locations over a 13-month period. Lizard species, sex, and study site had relatively little effect… Expand
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