Volume 8, Issue 2 (September 2013)



Recent Decisions and Developments at Herpetological Conservation and Biology

Governing Board


Research Articles


Investigating Behavioral Shifts in Aggression between a Naturalized and Native Salamander Species of the Genus

Heather R. Cunningham and Leslie J. Rissler

The Historical and Current Distribution of the Eastern Indigo Snake (Drymarchon couperi) [Photo Gallery]

Kevin M. Enge, Dirk J. Stevenson, Matthew J. Elliott, and Javan M. Bauder

Prevalence, Clinical Signs, and Natural History Characteristics of Frog Virus 3-like Infections in Eastern Box Turtles
(Terrapene carolina carolina)

Matthew C. Allender, Mark A. Mitchell, David McRuer, Shane Christian, and John Byrd

Hematology and Plasma Biochemical Values for Free Ranging Cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorus) in Central
North Carolina, USA

Larry J. Minter, Daniel S. Dombrowski, Michael K. Stoskopf, Cheryl A. Purnell, Michael R. Loomis, and Ryan S. De Voe


Noteworthy Records of Chelonians from the Chindwin River Basin and Naga Hills of Western Myanmar

Steven G. Platt, Kalyar Platt, Khin Myo Myo, Kyaw Moe, Me Me Soe, Thet Zaw Naing, Naing Lin, and Thomas R.

Conservation Genetics of Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) Populations in Ontario, Canada

Christina Fridgen, Laura Finnegan, Christopher Reaume, Joe Cebek, JimTrottier, and Paul J. Wilson

Population Declines of Eastern Indigo Snakes (Drymarchon couperi) over Three Decades in the Gulf Hammock
Wildlife Management Area, Florida, USA

J. Steve Godley and Paul E. Moler

Home Range and Movement Patterns of the Otton Frog: Integration of Year-round Radiotelemetry and Mark-recapture

Noriko Iwai

Feeding Habits of Juvenile Chacophrys pierottii (Ceratophryidae-Ceratophryinae) from Northwestern Cordoba
Province, Argentina

Mariana Pueta and M. Gabriela Perotti

Orientation of Freshwater Hatchling Blanding's (Emydoidea blandingii) and Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina)
Dispersing from Experimental Nests in Agricultural Fields

Michael J. Pappas, Justin D. Congdon, Bruce J. Brecke, and Steven Freedberg

Reptiles Traded in the Fetish Market of Lome, Togo (West Africa) [Photo Gallery]

Gabriel H. Segniagbeto, Fabio Petrozzi, Aurelie Aida, and Luca Luiselli

Effects of Environmental Temperature on the Onset and the Duration of Oviposition Period of Caiman latirostris
[Photo Gallery]

Melina S. Simoncini, Felix B. Cruz, and Carlos I. Pina

Can a Tiger Change its Spots? A Test of the Stability of Spot Patterns for Identification of Individual Tiger
Salamanders (Ambystoma tigrinum)

Heather L. Waye

Difference in Flight Initiation Distance between Recently Metamorphosed Oregon Spotted Frogs (Rana pretiosa)
and American Bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus)
[Photo Gallery]

Kyle S. Tidwell and Marc P. Hayes

Breeding Site Fidelity and Terrestrial Movement of an Endangered Amphibian, the Houston Toad (Bufo houstonensis)

Michael W. Vandewege, Todd M. Swannack, Kensley L. Greuter, Donald J. Brown, and Michael R.J. Forstner

Variation in Size Class and Sex Ratio of Morelet's Crocodile in Wetlands of Campeche, Mexico

Marta Suarez-Coya, Sergio E. Padilla, and Armando H. Escobedo-Galvan

History and Status of the California Red-legged Frog (Rana draytonii) in the Sierra Nevada, California, USA

Sean J. Barry and Gary M. Fellers