Volume 7, Issue 1 (May 2012)



Joseph T. Collins (1939 - 2012): A Good Friend to Herpetologists

Walter E.Meshaka, Jr. and Stanley E. Trauth

Peer-reviewers 2010-2011

Governing Board

Changing Some of the Guard at Herpetological Conservation and Biology

R. Bruce Bury




Research Articles


Habitat Associations of the Coastal Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) at its Northern Range Limit

Rachael Y. Dudaniec and John S. Richardson

Display Behavior of Resident Brown Anoles (Anolis sagrei) during Close Encounters with Neighbors and Nonneighbors

Stephen McMann and Ann V. Paterson

Plasma Biochemistry and Condition of Confiscated Hatchling Pig-nosed Turtles (Carettochelys insculpta)  [Photo Gallery]

Jessica L.Ward, Kristin Hall, Larry S. Christian, and Gregory A. Lewbart

Snakes in the Vicinity of Chitwan National Park, Nepal  [Photo Gallery]

Deb P. Pandey


A Comparison of Maximum Sprint Speed Among the Five-lined Skinks (Plestiodon) of the Southeastern United States
at Ecologically Relevant Temperatures

Charles M. Watson and Daniel R. Formanowicz

Elevated Mortality of Hatchling Blanding's Turtles (Emydoidea blandingii) in Residential Landscapes

Michael T. Jones and Paul R. Sievert

Investigating the Optimal Rearing Strategy for Ambystoma Salamanders Using a Hematological Stress Index

Andrew K. Davis

Niche Segregation in Microhabitat Use of Three Sympatric Cyrtodactylus in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park,
Central Vietnam
 [Photo Gallery]

Jacqueline Loos, Hendrik Von Wehrden, Kien Ngoc Dang, and Thomas Ziegler



Predicting Total Lengths of Spectacled Caiman (Caiman crocodilus) from Skin Measurements: A Tool for Managing
the Skin Trade

Grahame Webb, Matthew Brien, Charlie Manolis, and Sergio Medrano-Bitar

Monitoring Trends in Skink Sightings from Artificial Retreats: Influences of Retreat Design, Placement Period, and
Predator Abundance
 [Photo Gallery]

Colin F.J. O’Donnell and Joanne M. Hoare

Assessing the Use of Non-lethal Tail Clips for Measuring Stable Isotopes of Plethodontid Salamanders

Joseph R. Milanovich and John C. Maerz

Evaluation of a Photographic Technique for Estimating Body Size in Lizards from a Distance

Max R. Lambert, Catherine M. Yasuda, and Brian D. Todd