Eastern Kingsnake (Lampropeltis Getula Getula) Home Ranges Exhibit Limited Overlap

  title={Eastern Kingsnake (Lampropeltis Getula Getula) Home Ranges Exhibit Limited Overlap},
  author={David A. Steen and Lora L. Smith},
Abstract In the course of conducting a radio-telemetry study of Lampropeltis getula getula (Eastern Kingsnake) within a ca. 3000-ha area in southwestern Georgia, we observed that adjacent home ranges of individuals infrequently overlapped. To quantify this overlap, ten interactions were compared; male/female overlap averaged 25%, while male/male overlap averaged 13%. Although we lack corroborative data, the limited overlap we observed is consistent with what would be expected from a territorial… 
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