The British Herpetological Society

The Herpetological Bulletin is a quarterly publication in English. It includes full-length papers, natural history notes, book reviews, and other items of general herpetological interest. Emphasis is placed on natural history and conservation as well as captive care that includes breeding, husbandry, veterinary, and behavioural aspects.

Issue Number 116 – Summer 2011 Issue Number 116 – Summer 2011

pdf 01. Observation of a subadult olive ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea from Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, Orissa, India


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Sajan John, Satyaranjan Behera, K. Sivakumar, B. C. Choudhury and Subrata Kumar Behera

pdf 02. New observations of amphibians and reptiles in Morocco, with a special emphasis on the eastern region


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Mafalda Barata, Ana Perera, D. James Harris, Arie van der Meijden, Salvador Carranza, Francisco Ceacero, Enrique García-Muñoz, Duarte Gonçalves, Sérgio Henriques, Fátima Jorge, Jonathan C. Marshall, Luis Pedrajas and Pedro Sousa

pdf 05. Bicephaly in the anuran Pseudophryne pengilleyi


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Michael McFadden, Peter Harlow and David Hunter

pdf 07. Natural History Notes


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  • Vipera berus (adder): Feeding
    Terry Sweeting
  • Crotalus viridis (western rattlesnake) and Pituophis catenifer (gopher snake): Reproduction 
     Milton Yacelga and Karen E. Swaim
  • Natrix natrix (grass snake): Egg-laying sites
    John Baker
  • Itapotihyla langsdorffii (casque-headed treefrog): Male combat 
    Fábio Maffei, Flávio Kulaif Ubaid and Jorge Jim
  • Clelia plumbea (mussurana): Prey 
    Leandrode Oliveira Drummond,Henrique Caldeira Costa and Maria Rita Silvério Pires 
  • Lacerta bilineata (western green lizard): Field injury
    Roger Meek

pdf 08. Book Reviews


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  • The Chinese Alligator: Ecology, Behavior, Conservation and Culture by John Thorbjarnarson and Xiaoming Wang
    James Hennessy
  • Amphibian Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques by C. Kenneth Dodd
    Todd R. Lewis 

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