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Movement and home range of green pit vipers (Trimeresurus spp.) in a rural landscape in north-east Thailand

  title={Movement and home range of green pit vipers (Trimeresurus spp.) in a rural landscape in north-east Thailand},
  author={Curt Hrad Barnes and Colin Thomas Strine and Pongthep Suwanwaree and Jacques George Hill},
Rural communities and agricultural landscapes serve as important areas for biodiversity, yet study of snakes in these fragmented environments is severely lacking. Hospital records indicate that green pit vipers (Trimeresurus spp.) inflict the highest number of venomous snakebites of any snake group in the Nakhon Ratchasima, Pak Thong Chai, and Wang Nam Khieo rural regions of north-east Thailand, causing debilitating injuries and, subsequently, negative perceptions of these species. We utilised… 

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