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Arboreality, excavation, and active foraging: novel observations of radiotracked woma pythons Aspidites ramsayi

  title={Arboreality, excavation, and active foraging: novel observations of radiotracked woma pythons Aspidites ramsayi},
  author={Melissa J. Bruton},
  journal={Memoirs of the Queensland museum},
  • M. Bruton
  • Published 2013
  • Biology
  • Memoirs of the Queensland museum
Novel wild behaviours were observed during a 21 month intensive radiotracking study of the woma python Aspidites ramsayi (Macleay, 1882) in south-western Queensland, Australia. Arboreal behaviour was unexpected in this terrestrial and burrow-dwelling species, with no previous anecdotal or published reports. Arboreal activity occurred strictly at night during warm weather and was associated with sleeping reptile predation, particularly predation upon bearded dragons Pogona barbata (Cuvier, 1829… Expand

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