Reproductive strategies in snakes.

@article{Shine2003ReproductiveSI,
  title={Reproductive strategies in snakes.},
  author={Richard Shine},
  journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={270 1519},
  pages={
          995-1004
        }
}
Snakes of both sexes display remarkable flexibility and diversity in their reproductive tactics. Many features of reproduction in female snakes (such as reproductive mode and frequency, seasonality and multiple mating) allow flexible maternal control. For example, females can manipulate not only the genotypes of their offspring (through mate choice or enhanced sperm competition) but also the phenotypes of their offspring (through allocation 'decisions', behavioural and physiological… CONTINUE READING

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