OA 000 EN The influence of sex and body size on food habits of a giant tropical snake , Python reticulatus

In many animal species, the sexes differ not only in mean adult body sizes, but also in dietary habits. For example, one sex may feed more frequently than the other, or take different kinds of prey (e.g. Selander 1966, 1972; Shine 1989; Forsman 1991a). The phenomenon has attracted considerable interest from evolutionary biologists, who have attempted to… CONTINUE READING