Volume 3, Issue 2 (November 2008)

    Editorial

     

    Editorial Changes and Using Film Clips as Figures in HCB PDFs.

    Malcolm L. McCallum

     

     

Research Articles

 

Mating Strategy and Breeding Patterns of the Foothill Yellow-legged Frog (Rana boylii).

Clara A. Wheeler and Hartwell H. Welsh, Jr.

 

Reproduction of Pacific Pond Turtles (Actinemys marmorata) in Coastal Streams of Central California.

Norman J. Scott, Galen B. Rathbun, Thomas G. Murphey, and Margaret B. Harker

 

Common Chuckwalla (Sauromalus ater) Populations in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area: Stability in Urban Preserves.

Brian K. Sullivan and Keith O. Sullivan

 

Movement Patterns of California Red-legged Frogs (Rana draytonii) in an Inland California Environment.

Patricia J. Tatarian

 

Maturational Changes in Male Slider Turtles (Trachemys scripta) from Illinois.

Anne M. Readel, Jonathan K. Warner, Rebecca L. Holberton, and Christopher A. Phillips

 

Anaerobic Bacteria Isolated from the Gastrointestinal Tracts of Bullfrog Tadpoles (Rana catesbeiana).

Gregory S. Pryor

 

Pathogenicity of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Two Threatened California Amphibians: Rana draytonii and Ambystoma
californiense
.

Gretchen E. Padgett-Flohr

 

Characteristics of Japanese Giant Salamander (Andrias japonicus) Populations in Two Small Tributary Streams in Hiroshima
prefecture, Western Honshu, Japan.
 [Photo Gallery]

Sumio Okada, Taeko Utsunomiya, Tamami Okada, Zachary I. Felix, and Fumihiko Ito

 

Observations on Egg-laying Behavior and Interactions Among Attending Female Red Salamanders (Pseudotriton ruber) with
Comments on the Use of Caves by this Species.

Brian T. Miller, Matthew L. Niemiller, and R. Graham Reynolds

 

Interaction of an Introduced Predator with Future Effects of Climate Change in the Recruitment Dynamics of the Imperiled Sierra
Nevada Yellow-legged Frog (Rana sierrae).

Igor Lacan, Kathleen Matthews, and Krishna Feldman

 

The Impacts of Hurricane Katrina on a Population of Yellow-blotched Sawbacks (Graptemys flavimaculata) in the Lower
Pascagoula River.

Will Selman and Carl Qualls

 

Geographic Pattern Analysis of Pesticide Exposure in Salamander Populations in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Michael J. Freake and Erik D. Lindquist

 

Behavioral Responses by Tadpoles of Six Australian Species to Chemical Cues from Other Tadpoles.

Mattias Hagman

 

The Mediterranean Gecko as a Sentinel to Evaluate Heavy Metal Exposure.

Clint Kinney, Terry Sylvester, Andrea DeStories, Kyra Savoy, Anita Morris, Gerald Ramelow, Mark Merchant, and Mark Paulissen

 

The Diving Behavior of Inter-nesting Hawksbill Turtles, Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus 1766), on Milman Island Reef,
Queensland, Australia.

 

Ian Philip Bell and C. John Parmenter

 

A Preliminary Survey of the Amphibian Fauna in Nilgala Forest Area and its Vicinity, Monaragala District, Sri Lanka.

D.M.S. Suranjan Karunarathna, U.T. Indika Abeywardena, M. D. Chandana Asela, and L.D.C. Bhathiya Kekulandala

 

Growth Rates of Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta caretta) from the Western North Atlantic.

Joanne Braun-McNeill, Sheryan P. Epperly, Larisa Avens, Melissa L. Snover, and J. Christopher Taylor

 

Breeding Frequency of Western Toads (Bufo boreas) in Northeastern Oregon.

Evelyn L. Bull and Cynthia Carey



Techniques

A Preliminary Investigation into Hayne Estimates of Poison Dart Frog (Anura: Dendrobatidae) Densities in Recovering Tropical
Forest Habitats, Southwestern Costa Rica.

Jennifer R.B. Miller and Donald A. McFarlane