SNAKES PART II
- HERPETOCULTURE NOTES. GRAY, BRIAN S. // Herpetological Review;2014, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p256
In this article the author focuses on the Carphophis a. amoenus snake which was captured by him but was found dead in its enclosure after 8 years 10 months and 12 days in captivity on 13 March 2014 and was deposited at the Natural History Museum at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center in the U.S.
- Snakes in a House. Lepro, Sara; Berry, Kate; Hochstein, Marc // American Banker;1/27/2011, Vol. 176 Issue 15, p10
The article discusses a home in Idaho that has been repossessed by financial-services firm J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. and which is infested with thousands of garter snakes, thus reducing its value some.
- Effects of sex, body size, temperature, and location on the antipredator tactics of free-ranging gartersnakes (Thamnophis sirtalis, Colubridae). Richard Shine; Mats M. Olsson; Michael P. Lemaster; Ignacio T. Moore; Robert T. Mason // Behavioral Ecology;May2000, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p239
Gartersnakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis) in southern Manitoba are subject to intense predation (primarily by crows) during their spring breeding season. The huge numbers of snakes provide a unique opportunity to quantify behavioral traits. We simulated predator attacks by ...
- Nature Watch. // Highlights for Children;Oct2001, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p29
Provides information about garter snakes.
- THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH. Shoumatoff, Alex // Audubon;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p32
Presents an article on the experience of a father and son at the Narcisse Snake Dens in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Description of the mating activity of red-garter snakes; Reason behind the state's congeniality to garter snakes; Causes of death of such snakes.
- Snakes Awake! Lambeth, Ellen // Ranger Rick;Jun99, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p19
Discusses the reproductive behavior of male and female garter snakes.
- Snakes' Tell-Tails. Clode, Danielle // Nature Australia;Summer2000-2001, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p11
Deals with a study by Rick Shine of the University of Sydney in New South Wales, which found out that the length of the tails of red-sided gartersnakes is similar to the length of their hemipenes. Advantage of a long tail in snakes; Why many male species of snakes have longer tails than females.
- Reproductive ecology of the common garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis at the northern limit of its range Larsen, Karl W.; Antoniak, Rita; Gregory, Patrick T. // American Midland Naturalist;Apr1993, Vol. 129 Issue 2, p336
No abstract available.
- Goodness snakes alive! It's reptile romance. Weintraub, Boris // National Geographic;Jul96, Vol. 190 Issue 1, preceeding p2
Reports on the mating habits of the red-sided garter snakes in Manitoba, Canada. Research results by Robert Mason of Oregon State University.