Conservation and Biology

   August 2009

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Volume 4, Issue 2

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Editorial

Herpetological Conservation and Biology Milestones
Raymond A. Saumure

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Effects of Rattlesnake Roundups on the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus)
D. Bruce Means

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A Multi-scale Assessment of Habitat Selection and Movement Patterns by Northern Leopard Frogs (Lithobates [Rana] pipiens) in a Managed Forest. Sean M. Blomquist and Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr.   (Link to Gallery Pictures)

 142

 

Does Method of Bait Presentation within Funnel Traps Influence Capture Rates of Semi-aquatic Turtles?
Ian M. Nall and R. Brent Thomas

161

 

Fat Bodies and Liver Mass Cycles in Sceloporus grammicus (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae) from Southern Hidalgo, Mexico.
Aurelio
 
Ramirez-Bautista, Daniel Hernandez-Ramos, Alberto Rojas Martinez, and Jonathon C. Marshall

164

 

Distribution and Abundance of Two Imperiled Graptemys Species of the Pascagoula River System
Will Selman and Carl Qualls

171

  

Spatio-temporal Differences in the Use of Agricultural Fields by Male and Female Wood Turtles (Glyptemys insculpta) Inhabiting an Agri-forest Mosaic  Reid Tingley, Dean G. McCurdy, Mark D. Pulsifer, and Tom B. Herman

185

A Population Divided: Railroad Tracks as Barriers to Gene Flow in an Isolated Population of Marbled Salamanders (Ambystoma opacum) Joe Bartoszek and Katherine R. Greenwald

 191

Fifty Years of Hybridization: Introgression Between the Arizona Toad (Bufo microscaphus) and Woodhouse's Toad (B. woodhousei) along Beaver Dam Wash in Utah.  Terry D. Schwaner and Brian K. Sullivan 198
The Structure of Rathke's Glands in the Softshell Turtles Apalone mutica and A. spinifera
Michael V. Plummer and Stanley E. Trauth
207
The Effect of Body Size on Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) Survival, Recapture Probability, and Behavior in an Alabama Swamp  David N. Koons, Roger D. Birkhead, Scott M. Boback, Matthew I. Williams, and Matthew P. Greene 221
  Dispersal of Newly Metamorphosed and Juvenile Western Toads (Anaxyrus boreas) in Northeastern Oregon, USA
Evelyn L. Bull
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Increased Mortality of Naive Varanid Lizards after the Invasion of Non-native Cane Toads (Bufo marinus)
Beata Ujvari and Thomas Madsen

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Habitat Use in a Large Rainforest Python (Morelia kinghorni) in the Wet Tropics of North Queensland, Australia
Alastair Freeman and Amanda Freeman
252
Demographics of a Geographically Isolated Population of a Threatened Salamander (Caudata: Ambystomatidae) in Central Illinois
Stephen J. Mullin and Sarabeth Klueh
261
  Observations of Flotsam Entrapment in the Northern Diamond-backed Watersnake (Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer)
Jason Ortega and Frederic Zaidan III
270  
  Distribution and Habitat Use of the Boreal Chorus Frog (Pseudacris maculata) at its Extreme Northeastern Range Limit
Martin Ouellet, Christian Fortin, and Marie-Josée Grimard
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