Geographic variation in the foraging behavior of the garter snake, Thamnophis elegans

@article{Drummond2004GeographicVI,
  title={Geographic variation in the foraging behavior of the garter snake, Thamnophis elegans},
  author={Hugh Drummond and Gordon M. Burghardt},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={43-48}
}
SummaryBehavioral comparisons were made of two populations of the garter snake Thamnophis elegans: a typical population with semi-aquatic habits and diet (inland population), and a coastal population that has entered a terrestrial feeding niche. Laboratory-born snakes of both populations were compared for their tendency to eat fish and their aquatic foraging behavior.A significantly higher proportion of inland snakes than coastal snakes ate the first fish offered, and during 16 weeks on a fish… 

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